not see somebody for dust
not see (one) for dust
To not see one because they have suddenly disappeared or quickly departed. If I won the lottery, you would not see me for dust! After Greg got that big job offer, we did not see him for dust.
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not see somebody for ˈdust(informal) not see somebody because they have left a place very quickly: If I ever win a lot of money, you won’t see me for dust. I’ll be on the next plane for New York.
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