from the corner of (one's) eye

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from the corner of (one's) eye

Fleetingly. Said of things that one sees quickly and briefly, rather than clearly. From the corner of my eye, I saw something moving in the bushes, and it turned out to be a stray cat.
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Because they were joined at the top of their skulls and faced opposite directions, it was natural for the girls to watch the world from the corner of their eyes, especially to try to see what the other was doing.
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