get one's head around

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get one's head around

  1. (idiomatic, transitive) To understand; fathom; solve.
    • 2009, Wahida Shaffi, Our Stories, Our Lives: Inspiring Muslim Women's Voices, ISBN 9781847424105:
      When my mum did pass away I fell out with God because I couldn't get my head around why he'd taken away the one person that we needed in our lives, because dad was no good to us.