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disappear into thin air

To vanish completely and without a trace. I would give you my stapler, but it seems to have disappeared into thin air.
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disappear, etc. into thin ˈair

disappear, etc. suddenly and in a mysterious way: The money vanished into thin air. Nobody knows what happened to it.
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TEHRAN (FNA)- There is something spooky about being able to see and talk to the pirate Blackbeard while one walks down a dark alley and then stepping right through him as he disappears into thin air.
With every step it takes, the AK Party shows the world that in a country where political Islamists come to power, democracy disappears into thin air.
The lane disappears into thin air, the three roads turn into one and a half, and squash under an unlit railway bridge.
The leaking gases, known as "fugitive emissions," are a significant source of greenhouse gases and saddle gas customers with paying for millions of dollars of natural gas that literally disappears into thin air each year.
MAKE-UP PRIMER With silicones (to smooth the skin) and light-reflective pigments (to 'blur' the appearance of fine lines), a make-up primer also helps solve the problem of make-up that disappears into thin air, which can be a particular problem for drier, mature complexions.
SaltAAEs bewildered co-agents (Liev Schreiber and Chiwetel Ejiofor) are hot on her trail from DC to NYC as she jumps from speeding trucks on the highway, disappears into thin air, only to appear again elegantly and brutally disarming anyone, through charm or harm, who stands in her way.
Sadly, although Lester's character Wayne has a high profile to begin with, he eventually disappears into thin air at the expense of an increasingly bizarre turn from Blackburnborn Ian McShane as the unconvincing Det Mike Barron.
When Bean disappears into thin air a few days later, Pell must put her own worries aside in a bid to find him.
MUCH of the energy produced on Teesside disappears into thin air - through the walls, vents, windows and door-cracks of our homes.
We think it disappears into thin air, like a dove in a Paul Daniels magic trick.
Uri fixes his eyes on us, says he has to leave, and - as if by magic - disappears into thin air, leaving us with the dirty dishes.
Already a resource for the ages, the LABF-University of Maryland partnership is dedicated to preserving the traditions, the visions and the very purpose of an industry and a medium whose product, by its nature, disappears into thin air.
Hotel staff are reported to have grown used to her appearances, simply watching as her hazy figure drifts from the drawing room over to the bar and disappears into thin air.
JUST when you thought everything was going in the right direction, the promised investment disappears into thin air.