off the face of the earth


off the face of the earth
completely gone.

I enjoy boxing but wouldn't miss it if it dropped off the face of the earth tomorrow.

Usage notes: most often used with the verbs drop, disappear, and wipe

New idioms dictionary. 2014.

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