feel sth in one's bones
volume
folder open
wordList
Close
British pronunciation/fˈiːl ˌɛstˌiːˈeɪtʃ ɪn wˈɒnz bˈəʊnz/
American pronunciation/fˈiːl ˌɛstˌiːˈeɪtʃ ɪn wˈʌnz bˈoʊnz/
01

to believe something strongly, even though one cannot explain why

folder open
wordList
Close
to [feel] {sth} in {one's} bones definition and meaning

What is the origin of the idiom "feel something in one's bones" and when to use it?

The idiom "feel something in one's bones" is rooted in the idea that a person has an intuitive or instinctive understanding of a situation or a strong conviction about something, often without concrete evidence or logical reasoning. It is used to suggest that the knowledge or feeling is so deep and fundamental that it seems to come from within a person, as if it originates in their very bones.

Copyright © 2024 Langeek Inc. | All Rights Reserved | Privacy Policy
Copyright © 2024 Langeek Inc.
All Rights Reserved
Privacy Policy
instagramtelegramlinkedintwitterfacebook
langeek application

Download Mobile App

stars

app store