have eyes in the back of head


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have eyes in the back of one's head

Fig. to seem to be able to sense what is going on behind or outside of one's field of vision. My teacher seems to have eyes in the back of her head. My teacher doesn't need to have eyes in the back of his head. He watches us very carefully.
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have eyes in the back of your head

  (informal)
to know everything that is happening around you Parents of young children have to have eyes in the back of their heads.
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