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

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"be (right) under your nose" in British English

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be (right) under your nose

to be in a place that you can clearly see:

I spent all morning looking for the book, and it was right under my nose the whole time.
She shoved the letter under her boss's nose (= made certain he saw it).

(Definition of “be (right) under your nose” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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