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English definition of “(from) under your nose”

(from) under your nose

(US also (out from) under your nose)
C2 used about something bad that happens in an obvious way but in a way that you do not notice or cannot prevent: She stole the shoes from right under the assistant's nose.
(Definition of (from) under your nose from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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