get it into/through one's thick skull

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!

Word by Word Definitions

get play
  1. : to gain possession of

  2. : to receive as a return : earn

  3. : to obtain by concession or entreaty

  1. : something begotten:

  2. : offspring

  3. : the entire progeny of a male animal

  1. : a document of release from obligation in Jewish law

  2. : a religious divorce by Jewish law

thick play
  1. : having or being of relatively great depth or extent from one surface to its opposite

  2. : heavily built : thickset

  3. : close-packed with units or individuals

  1. : in a thick manner : thickly

  1. : the most crowded or active part

  2. : the part of greatest thickness

skull play
  1. : the skeleton of the head of a vertebrate forming a bony or cartilaginous case that encloses and protects the brain and chief sense organs and supports the jaws

  2. : the seat of understanding or intelligence : mind

  1. : to hit on the head

  2. : to unintentionally hit (a golf ball or shot) with the bottom edge of the clubface


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