feel in one's bones
Have an intuition or hunch about something, as in I'm sure he'll succeedI can feel it in my bones. This expression alludes to the age-old notion that persons with a healed broken bone or with arthritis experience bone pain before rain, due to a drop in barometric pressure, and therefore can predict a weather change. [c. 1600]
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