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Under one’s nose

DEFINITION

Unaware of an activity. Nearby; an occurrence in your presence for which you did not notice. ‘Nose’ refers to up close and personal and probably something you should have noticed.

“While we were talking, he grabbed my wallet right out from under my nose and ran off.”

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