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.
feel something in one's bonesand 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.
feel in (one's) bones
To have an intuition of.