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Thick skull

Post by Stevenloan » Sun Nov 11, 2018 3:56 pm

Hi everyone! I don't get the meaning of the part "getting it through my very thick skull" in this context below. What does it mean?

"I fell in love with my wife twenty years ago. I am only now, it seems, getting it through my very thick skull how lucky I am."

Thanks so much!

StevenLoan
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Post by BonnieL » Sun Nov 11, 2018 4:33 pm

It's taken him 20 years to figure out that's he's one lucky guy, that his wife is a special person. In other words, he's a slow learner.
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Post by gdwdwrkr » Sun Nov 11, 2018 6:45 pm

...and if he is a total bonehead, he never will get it.
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Post by Stevenloan » Tue Nov 13, 2018 1:24 am

BonnieL and gdwdwrkr : Thank you both very much for your help.

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