into the blue


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into the blue

Completely gone or disappeared; entirely out of sight or reach; without a trace. Usually preceded by "vanish" or a similar verb. The brutal dictatorship was so mercilessly efficient that anyone who stood up against it soon vanished into the blue. I have no idea where my keys have gone. They seem to have disappeared into the blue!
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into the blue

see under into thin air.
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The American Heritage® Dictionary of Idioms by Christine Ammer. Copyright © 2003, 1997 by The Christine Ammer 1992 Trust. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

into the blue

At a far distance; into the unknown: spontaneously take a trip into the blue.
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American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright © 2016 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.
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