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a feeling about (someone or something)

A sense or premonition about someone or something, whether good or ill. I don't know, I just have a feeling about her—I think she's the right one for the job. Mom says she has a feeling about the flight—she doesn't think we should go.
See also: feeling

a/the feeling (that) (something is/will be the case)

A sense or premonition that something is, will, or might be the case. I had a feeling you would call! The whole thing left me with the feeling that the situation wasn't over yet. I get the feeling that you aren't happy with my work.
See also: feeling, will
Farlex Dictionary of Idioms. © 2015 Farlex, Inc, all rights reserved.

*feeling (that something is the case)

 and *a feeling about something
a premonition that [something might happen or be the case]; an intuition about something. (*Typically: get ~; have ~; give someone ~.) I had a feeling that you might be dropping by this afternoon. I didn't have any facts to support it. I just had a feeling.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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