Thanks and apologies for a silly question from a newbie.
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The phrasal verb "get through to" means to make someone understand. So "I don't think I'm getting through to you" means I don't think you're understanding me.
A couple of quick examples:
That math teacher really got through to me. I understand my mathematics studies better than ever!
I am getting through to him, despite his unwillingness to understand my point of view.
Perhaps what you're confusing yourself with is "get through" which means to surpass or finish with difficulty.