What does vanish into thin air mean?


Idiom Meaning:

disappear quickly


Examples of this Idiom in Movies & TV Shows:


The Crow (1994)

Time of Scene: 00:46:00

Albrecht: Are you gonna vanish into thin air again?

Eric Draven: I thought I’d use your front door.

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Born to Kill “Allan Legere: Monster of the Miramichi” (2015)

Time of Scene: n/a

Narrator: Despite a heightened state of alert, the fugitive would vanish into thin air. As the manhunt continued, many, including Miramichi police officer Bob Bruce, were convinced he would not return to his homeland.

RCMP Sgt.: We felt that he’s… was so well-known in this area that it would be almost like, uh, “Why come back to someplace where I’m going to be arrested right away?”

Local Journalist: The assumption was what do small town hoods do when they escape from prison. They disappear.

RCMP Sgt.: Little did we know that wasn’t what was gonna happen.


Highlander: The Animated Series “Oblivion” (1995)

Time of Scene: n/a

Human Key: Get away from me! I don’t want your pity! Who are you? Why are you wearing that ridiculous mask?

Malone: My name is Malone. I’m an actor.

Human Key: Ha ha, an actor. Well, all that is over and done with. For you the acting stops today. In there your roles will come to an end. This machine will wipe out all your memories, all the lines that took years to learn. The tirades that impassioned your audiences will vanish into thin air.

Malone: I couldn’t care less.

Human Key: Really? And why not?

Malone: I’m a mime.


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