Results 1 to 2 of 2

    • Join Date: Mar 2009
    • Posts: 1
    • Post Thanks / Like
    #1

    drop off the face of the Earth

    what does that sentence mean "drop off the face of the Earth"? is it some kind of idiom? can someone explain that to me, please?
    thanks in advance

  1. RonBee's Avatar
    • Member Info
      • Member Type:
      • Other
      • Native Language:
      • American English
      • Home Country:
      • United States
      • Current Location:
      • United States

    • Join Date: Feb 2003
    • Posts: 16,570
    • Post Thanks / Like
    #2

    Re: drop off the face of the Earth

    Somebody who drops off the face of the Earth vanishes without a trace.


Similar Threads

  1. [General] "As Gas Prices Soar, Elderly Face Cuts in Aid"
    By vil in forum Ask a Teacher
    Replies: 2
    Last Post: 08-Jul-2008, 14:45
  2. [Idiom] I need help with this idiom
    By MartinMATOMartin in forum Ask a Teacher
    Replies: 3
    Last Post: 03-Jul-2008, 23:36
  3. His face split into a wide smile.
    By vil in forum Ask a Teacher
    Replies: 4
    Last Post: 11-Mar-2008, 21:55
  4. Replies: 1
    Last Post: 13-Dec-2007, 07:45
  5. coming face to face with animals
    By angliholic in forum Ask a Teacher
    Replies: 2
    Last Post: 16-Sep-2007, 15:13

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •