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pull a vanishing act

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pull a vanishing act

verb phrase

To disappear; take a powder: That may be exactly why he's pulled a vanishing act

[1981+; fr a magician's vanishing or causing someone to do so; in the form do a vanishing act found by 1923]

The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
Copyright (C) 2007 by HarperCollins Publishers.
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