idioms 101 – drop off the face of the earth


Where’ve you been? You just dropped off the face of the earth what does that
mean hey everyone Wojtek here your go to
idiom guy here to talk to you about what it means to drop off the face of the
earth everyone knows that the earth is round but back in the day people used to
think that their earth was flat and that if you continued to travel in one
direction you would literally fall off of this edge and never be seen again
so when you say that a person has dropped off the face of the earth you
really mean that they vanished without a trace you can also say fall off the face
of the earth which means the same if you wanted to use this idiom in context you
could say have you heard from Greg recently he seems to have dropped off
the face of the earth or wouldn’t it be nice to just drop off the face of the
earth and leave all your worries behind in summary to drop off the face of the
earth means to disappear without a trace have you got a similar expression in
your language if so we’d love to hear about it in the comment section below
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