sink without trace


: to sink beneath the water to a place that cannot be seen or found
The boat sank without trace.
often used figuratively
Her first album was a big success, but after that she sank without trace.

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“Sink without trace.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 10 Dec. 2023.

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