Definition of get something into one's (or someone's) head in English:

get something into one's (or someone's) head

phrase

  • Come (or cause someone) to realize or understand something.

    ‘when will you get it into your head that it's the project that counts not me?’
    • ‘I seem to have got it into my head that I need to read novels set in New York.’
    • ‘He was a bit concerned that I seem to have got it into my head that I'll be fine in another 6 months or so, enough to go back straight into full time work anyhow.’
    • ‘I had got it into my head that Cirencester is a long way away but it isn't.’
    • ‘For some reason, I had got it into my head that the small white square with a ‘T’ marked in it was the Minster.’
    • ‘He got it into his head that he was stupid, but this course made him realise he isn't.’
    • ‘We have a pretty simple uniform while we're cooking or serving, but I got it into my head that it would be cool to have team aprons - I came up with this design.’
    • ‘I was in secondary school and I somehow got it into my head that because I was good at sciences (especially physics) I should become an engineer.’
    • ‘I understand that Jimmy, like you, cannot get it into his head that she doesn't want to be with him anymore.’
    • ‘He's got it into his head to replace the fossil fuels he uses to heat the air and water in his Highgrove residence with wood before it becomes fossilised.’
    • ‘I'd got it into my head that today would be the final resolution of the London flat problem, after several false starts.’