One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
Used to refer to the state of being invisible or non-existent.‘she just vanished into thin air’
- ‘In any event, it was a bravura performance, a long extempore speech, apparently pulled out of thin air.’
- ‘We've seen in the collapse of many technology companies that figures were plucked out of thin air.’
- ‘I don't think I can conjure up the kind of detail required out of thin air.’
- ‘He disappears, as if into thin air, leaving me clutching his money in one hand and mine in the other.’
- ‘They all thought I was so smart but little did they know that I pulled that answer from thin air.’
- ‘The museum's alarm went off, but by the time police arrived the culprits had disappeared into thin air.’
- ‘Immorality prevails as sympathy for the unfortunate diminishes into thin air.’
- ‘Teaching unions have also joined force to ask how millions of pounds have seemingly disappeared into thin air.’
- ‘Surely all these people didn't just pluck these things out of thin air and just put them down on paper!’
- ‘None of this stuff is new, and who's to say it won't all vanish into thin air?’
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