feel in your bones
feel (something) in (one's) bones
To sense something strongly and intuitively. We all felt the truth of the situation in our bones. Something bad is going to happen tonight—I can feel it in my bones.
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feel (it) in your ˈbones(informal) sense or suspect something without really knowing why: That’s funny — I felt in my bones that there was something wrong — and now you tell me there’s been an accident. ♢ ‘How can you be so sure she’s going to win?’ ‘I can feel it in my bones.’
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