feel in bones

feel (something) in (one's) bones

To feel something intuitively. Something bad is going to happen tonight—I can feel it in my bones.
See also: bone, feel

feel something in one's bones

 and know something in one's bones
Fig. to sense something; to have an intuition about something. The train will be late. I feel it in my bones. I failed the test. I know it in my bones.
See also: bone, feel

feel in (one's) bones

To have an intuition of.
See also: bone, feel