eyes\ in\ the\ back\ of\ one's\ head

n. phr. informal
Ability to know what happens when your back is turned.

Mother must have eyes in the back of her head, because she always knows when I do something wrong.


Словарь американских идиом. — СПб., Изд-во "Лань". . 1997.

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