out of the corner of one's eye

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Definition of out of the corner of one's eye

: to the side of where one is looking I saw something moving out of the corner of my eye.

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“Out of the corner of one's eye.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/out%20of%20the%20corner%20of%20one%27s%20eye. Accessed 28 Oct. 2021.

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