vanish into thin air

vanish into thin air

Cliché to disappear without leaving a trace. My money gets spent so fast. It seems to vanish into thin air. When I came back, my car was gone. I had locked it, and it couldn't have vanished into thin air!
See also: air, thin, vanish
References in classic literature ?
I had been about to suggest that we seek entrance to the city, but now I scarce know if I care to venture among people whose dead vanish into thin air.
Betty chased her and when the apparent child-snatcher crossed Ranelagh Street, she seemed to vanish into thin air, leaving Marie behind.
In The Leftovers, 2% of the world's population vanish into thin air on an otherwise normal day.
Nobody imagined that less than three years later, all of that potential, and rosy talk, would vanish into thin air when Syrian-Turkish relations hit rock bottom.
Then they find themselves sharing a single densely packed grotty room and work long hours only to be left high and dry when their, usually Bulgarian, employers vanish into thin air a few months later.
The mysterious structure is seen for several minutes at a time, and then seems to vanish into thin air.
All the shops and eating establishments prior to Passport Control saw their customers vanish into thin air, as travellers left the airport complexes, and headed reluctantly back home.
GLACIERS still make hot news with new findings showing how some of them vanish into thin air in a warming globe.
The Aussie stunner has been slamming rumours questioning his sexuality for years and wishes they would simply vanish into thin air.
I'm really worried I'll see all the equity which has accrued over the past eight years in our home vanish into thin air - or even worse, our home gets repossessed.
The article also failed to mention the glitches in PayPal's transferring programs that would randomly make a customer's money vanish into thin air.
Visitors have seen ghostly children playing in the grounds only to vanish into thin air, while one security guardfled in terror when a plague of phantom rats hurtled out of a gateway.
THESE ATTRIBUTES DON'T VANISH INTO THIN AIR JUST BECAUSE SHE'S HIT HER THIRTIES.
Yet for all the progress, the election of 2004, in which Oklahoma was one of 11 states that passed a state constitutional ban on same-sex marriage, has provided a stark reminder for gay Oklahomans just how quickly their rights can vanish into thin air.