disappear off the face of the earth

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disappear/vanish off the face of the earth

  (British, American & Australian) also fall off the face of the earth (American)
to disappear completely We lost contact with Ed after he left college - he just disappeared off the face of the earth.
See also: disappear, earth, face, of, off
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Though McGuinness has now departed McGee (right, after All-Ireland final) says they won't fall off the face of the earth under new boss Rory Gallagher.
When you're out for a year, regardless of how well you did before, you fall off the face of the earth.
If I fall off the face of the earth again, I won't be coming back this time.
The only other county to fall off the face of the earth in such circumstances after winning the league during the last decade were Derry in 2008.
A battling 71 meant that he didn't fall off the face of the earth as many had expected.