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see someone/thing out of (or from) the corner of one's eye

Definition of see someone/thing out of or from the corner of one's eye in English:

See someone or something at the edge of one’s field of vision: out of the corner of his eye he could see Maisie
More example sentences
  • Everyone knows the general scenario that accompanies a sighting: a lone witness who sees something out of the corner of their eye.
  • Finally, after walking around the aisles with that despondent ‘they were right here’ look, I see them out of the corner of my eye.
  • Strange shadows can appear and disappear in moments and you seem to see movements out of the corner of your eye.
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