disappear off the face of the earth

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disappear off the face of the earth

To vanish completely and without a trace. Has anyone talked to Christina lately? It's like she disappeared off the face of the earth.
See also: disappear, earth, face, of, off

disappear/vanish off the face of the ˈearth

disappear completely: Keep looking — they can’t just have vanished off the face of the earth.
See also: disappear, earth, face, of, off, vanish
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Just as Madeleine didn't vanish off the face of the earth neither did these children.
The always ambitious and endlessley creative A Northern Light seemed to vanish off the face of the earth in 2015 - but turns out they were merely taking their time to write and record a new EP, finally set for unveiling in 2016.
The moody and dark film follows Johansson's gorgeous alien stalker as she strolls through the city, stopping men to ask for directions, or picking them up in bars, before luring them into the van and making them vanish off the face of the Earth.
My old pal has been criticised of late because she has had the audacity to vanish off the face of the earth after her US X Factor sacking.
Personally, I'd be quite happy to see the talentless tartan team vanish off the face of the earth.
Minority languages are at more risk of extinction than rare birds or mammals as an increasing number of ``living'' languages vanish off the face of the earth, Professor Bill Sutherland has warned.
In it, he is locked in a trunk but then magically appears from behind a sheet his assistant is holding, while the assistant seems to vanish off the face of the earth.
We have our own suspicions as to what happened but people can't just vanish off the face of the earth.