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    Smile disappear from the face/surface of the earth

    Pandas are endangered animals. Without protection, they will disappear from the face/surface of the earth.



    Do both face and surface do the trick in the above sample and convey the same idea? Thanks.

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    Default Re: disappear from the face/surface of the earth

    "From the face of the earth" is a common phrase.
    To use "surface" in this context: where else COULD they disappear from? Pandas don't live deep underground, so it would sound very odd.

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    Default Re: disappear from the face/surface of the earth

    Thanks, David.
    Got it.

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