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The meaning of "get your head around"

" Get your head around "
Understand something, especially something difficult to comprehend because it is complex or surprising.
Jill's mother had a baby girl after Jill had baby Jimmy, so Jimmy now has an auntie who is younger than him! That's weird. It took me a while to get my head around that.
Where did it originate?:
Britain, 20th century.
Where is it used?:
Mostly Britain.
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