cause/create/leave a vacuum


: to leave an empty space : to create a situation when an important person or thing has gone and has not been replaced
Her death has caused/created/left a vacuum in our lives.

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“Cause/create/leave a vacuum.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 31 Mar. 2023.

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