the face of the earth

noun phrase

: everywhere in the world
a species that has vanished from the face of the earth

Examples of the face of the earth in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Happy birthday to the most beautiful amazing woman to walk the face of the earth. Chelsey Sanchez, Harper's BAZAAR, 6 July 2023 Basically, someone up and falls off the face of the earth with no warning, leaving you feeling totally confused. Stacey Grant, Seventeen, 21 Apr. 2023 Happy birthday to the best sister to grace the face of the earth. Country Living, 31 Mar. 2023

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“The face of the earth.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 6 Dec. 2023.

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