look over one's shoulder


: to worry or think about the possibility that something bad might happen, that someone will try to cause harm, etc.
You have to be looking over your shoulder in this business.

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“Look over one's shoulder.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/look%20over%20one%27s%20shoulder. Accessed 27 Jan. 2023.

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