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English definition of “have eyes in the back of your head”

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have eyes in the back of your head

to know everything that is happening around you: Parents of young children need to have eyes in the back of their heads.
Translations of “have eyes in the back of your head”
in Chinese (Traditional) 眼觀四方, 目光敏銳, 甚麼都能察覺到…
in Chinese (Simplified) 眼观六路, 目光敏锐, 什么都能觉察到…
(Definition of have eyes in the back of your head from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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