get it through someone's head

Definition of get it through someone's head

: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.

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

someone play
  1. : some person : somebody


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