wrap one’s head around
wrap one’s head around,
also, get one’s head around
- to understand and appreciate.
- come to terms with something and learn to accept it.
- to come to a good understanding.
Examples in Sentences
- It can be hard to wrap your head around what exactly happened.
- I couldn’t wrap my head around what happened.
- Don’t worry about me; I wrapped my head around that a long time ago.
- Justin had a hard time getting his head around the arithmetic homework.
- That is really ridiculous! I just can’t wrap my head around it.
- It was challenging. But first he had to wrap his head around the fact that he was no longer a youngster.
- I just can’t wrap my head around why Kate would pay full price for such a luxurious handbag.
- It took me a second to wrap my head around it.
- Tony is struggling to wrap his head around the fact that his dog is not coming home again.
- There is a lot to wrap your head around, including changes to your diet.
While the expression “wrap one’s head around something” first appeared in a British boys’ magazine in the 1920s and is now widely used throughout the United States. It’s a synonym for “getting one’s head around,” a phrase that was in regular use before “wrapping one’s head around” became popular.