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nowhere to be found

Unable to be discovered; completely gone or vanished. I swear I was just holding them in my hand, but now my keys are nowhere to be found! The box says it comes with batteries, but they're nowhere to be found.
See also: found, nowhere

nowhere to be ˈfound/ˈseen

(also nowhere in ˈsight) impossible to find: They searched the house but the necklace was nowhere to be found.By the time I arrived at the station, the others were nowhere in sight.
See also: found, nowhere, seen
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There are no "multi-million dinar cities" near the Central Market, the Bab Al Bahrain area is still as desolate as ever, the monorail is nowhere to be seen, the Hong Kong-like skyscrapers have not materialised, the Dragon City has not happened yet (though I am told it is closer to reality), there is still no proper beach in the country, no hi-tech amusement park where the masses can go (Adhari Park is too expensive and too pedestrian) and there is nowhere for families to spend quality time.
The film did well but the actress was nowhere to be seen.
They are the only challengers in Gateshead and Durham, where the Tories are nowhere to be seen.
The new design is nowhere to be seen on the video for his latest single Come Undone.
3 Koo Jeong-a The Paris-based, Korean-born Koo might be the most actively absent artist in Europe: She's everywhere yet nowhere to be seen.