see something a mile off

see (something) a mile off

To see or predict something well in advance of it actually arriving or happening. I can see where this conversation is heading a mile off. The car is so obnoxiously large that you can see it a mile off.
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see (or tell or spot) something a mile off

recognize something very easily. informal
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