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in (one's) bones

With a strong intuition. Usually used with verbs like "feel," "believe," "know," etc. Please stay home tonight—I feel it in my bones that this storm is going to be a really bad one. I know you don't agree with her decision, but she believes in her bones that it's the best thing to do.
See also: bone

in (one's) bones

In one's innermost feelings: knew in my bones that I was wrong.
See also: bone