get it through someone's head

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: to cause someone to learn, remember, or accept something She's finally gotten it through their heads that she doesn't eat meat. He can't seem to get it through his head that I'm not interested in working with him.

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“Get it through someone's head.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/get%20it%20through%20someone%27s%20head. Accessed 12 Aug. 2020.

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