get\ through\ one's\ head

v. phr.
1. To understand or believe.

Jack couldn't get it through his head that his father wouldn't let him go to camp if his grades didn't improve.

At last Mary got it through her head that she had failed to pass the test.

2. To make someone understand or believe.

I'll get it through his head if it takes all night.


Словарь американских идиом. — СПб., Изд-во "Лань". . 1997.

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  • get through one's head — {v. phr.} 1. To understand or believe. * /Jack couldn t get it through his head that his father wouldn t let him go to camp if his grades didn t improve./ * /At last Mary got it through her head that she had failed to pass the test./ 2. To make… …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • get through one's head — {v. phr.} 1. To understand or believe. * /Jack couldn t get it through his head that his father wouldn t let him go to camp if his grades didn t improve./ * /At last Mary got it through her head that she had failed to pass the test./ 2. To make… …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • through one's head — See: GET THROUGH ONE S HEAD …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • through one's head — See: GET THROUGH ONE S HEAD …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • through\ one's\ head — See: get through one s head …   Словарь американских идиом

  • get it through one's head — understand, believe He has got it through his head that he will get a job easily without really making an effort …   Idioms and examples

  • get it through one's head — (Slang) make someone understand it; understand …   English contemporary dictionary

  • head — See: ACID HEAD, BEAT INTO ONE S HEAD, BEAT ONE S HEAD AGAINST A WALL, BIG HEAD, COUNT HEADS, EYES IN THE BACK OF ONE S HEAD, FROM HEAD TO FOOT, GET THROUGH ONE S HEAD, GOOD HEAD ON ONE S SHOULDERS, GO TO ONE S HEAD, HANG ONE S HEAD, HAVE ONE S… …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • head — See: acid head, beat into one s head, beat one s head against a wall, big head, count heads, eyes in the back of one s head, from head to foot, get through one s head, good head on one s shoulders, go to one s head, hang one s head, have one s… …   Словарь американских идиом

  • head — [hed] n. [ME hede, heved < OE heafod, akin to Ger haupt (OHG houbit, Goth haubith) < IE base * kaput (orig. prob. cup shaped) > L caput: merged in Gmc with word akin to OHG hūba, a cap, crest (Ger haube) < IE base * keu , to bend,… …   English World dictionary


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