get it into/through one's thick skull

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Definition of get it into/through one's thick skull

informal
: to realize or understand You need to get it into/through your thick skull that you can't just sit there and expect everyone else to do your work for you!

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“Get it into/through one's thick skull.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/get%20it%20into%2Fthrough%20one%27s%20thick%20skull. Accessed 21 Oct. 2020.

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