Chatting over lunch with a friend she explained how she had “premonitions” of things that would happen.
Considering she’d just had a project go down in flames, I silently wondered what the use of such premonitions would be, but instead said:
“Nah, I don’t trust in premonitions: when my aunt was in hospital, Mum said she had a premonition* she’d be OK. Two weeks later she was dead.” (I have a tendency towards rather morbid examples.)
“See! She had a premonition something would happen, she just couldn’t tell what.”
Oh, well, in that case…
* I doubt Mum had any premonitions of any sort, but just tried to cheer her sister up.