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Meaning of “(from) under your nose” in the English Dictionary

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(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 under the assistant's nose.
(Definition of (from) under your nose from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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