gone with the wind


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gone with the wind

A phrase used to describe something that has disappeared, passed, or vanished, permanently or completely. The phrase was popularized by Margaret Mitchell's 1936 novel of the same name. Oh, that project was gone with the wind once the CEO voiced his concerns about it.
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gone with the wind

Fig. gone as if taken away by the wind. (A phrase made famous by the Margaret Mitchell novel and subsequent film Gone with the Wind. The phrase is used to make gone have a stronger force.) Everything we worked for was gone with the wind.
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gone with the wind

Disappeared, gone forever, as in With these unforeseen expenses, our profits are gone with the wind. This phrase became famous as the title of Margaret Mitchell's 1936 novel, which alludes to the Civil War's causing the disappearance of a Southern way of life. It mainly serves as an intensifier of gone.
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gone with the wind

If something has gone with the wind, it has disappeared forever. There will be more promises, and the promises of the previous year will have gone with the wind. Note: `Gone With the Wind' is the title of a 1936 novel about the American Civil War. It deals with the fact that the war completely changed the way of life in the South.
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gone with the wind

gone completely; having disappeared without trace.
This expression comes from Ernest Dowson 's poem ‘Cynara’ ( 1896 ): ‘I have forgot much, Cynara, gone with the wind’, but it is best known as the title of Margaret Mitchell's 1936 novel about the American Civil War.
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That's never possible," ATTICUS FINCH, TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD "Frankly, my dear, I don't give a damn," RHETT BUTLER TO SCARLETT O'HARA IN GONE WITH THE WIND "Go ahead, make my day," "DIRTY HARRY" CALLAHAN, SUDDEN IMPACT "Many of you have come up to me and thanked me.