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Meaning of "into thin air" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF INTO THIN AIR

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WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE INTO THIN AIR

into
into one´s barrow
into overdrive
into the bargain
into the blue
into the ground
into the wind
intoed
intolerability
intolerable
intolerableness
intolerably
intolerance
intolerant
intolerantly
intolerantness
intoleration
intonaco
intonate
intonation

WORDS THAT END LIKE INTO THIN AIR

a breath of fresh air
castle in the air
clear the air
compressed air
fresh air
hot air
in the air
light air
lighter than air
liquid air
off air
off the air
on the air
open air
out of thin air
sea air
take the air
up in the air
walk on air
with one´s nose in the air

Synonyms and antonyms of into thin air in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «into thin air» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF INTO THIN AIR

Find out the translation of into thin air to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of into thin air from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «into thin air» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

在稀薄的空气中
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

en el aire
570 millions of speakers

English

into thin air
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

हवा में
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

في الهواء
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

в воздухе
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

no ar
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

পাতলা বাতাসে
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

dans les airs
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Ke udara nipis
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

in Luft
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

薄い空気中に
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

허공 에
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Menyang udhara tipis
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

vào không khí mỏng
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

மெல்லிய காற்றுக்குள்
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

पातळ हवा मध्ये
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

Ince hava içine
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

nel nulla
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

w powietrzu
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

в повітрі
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

în aer subțire
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

στο λεπτό αέρα
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

in die lug
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

i tomma intet
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

i løse luften
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of into thin air

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «INTO THIN AIR»

The term «into thin air» is regularly used and occupies the 88.475 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «INTO THIN AIR» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about into thin air

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «INTO THIN AIR»

Discover the use of into thin air in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to into thin air and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
1
Into Thin Air: A Personal Account of the Mount Everest Disaster
The author describes his spring 1996 trek to Mt. Everest, a disastrous expedition that claimed the lives of eight climbers, and explains why he survived.
Jon Krakauer, 2009
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Into Thin Air: A Personal Account of the Mount Everest Disaster
Journalist Krakauer, standing on the summit of Mt. Everest, saw nothing that "suggested that a murderous storm was bearing down.
Jon Krakauer, 1998
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Into Thin Air: A Personal Account of the Mount Everest Disaster
The author describes his spring 1996 trek to Mt. Everest, a disastrous expedition that claimed the lives of eight climbers, and explains why he survived.
Jon Krakauer, 1997
4
Into Thin Air
More information to be announced soon on this forthcoming title from Penguin USA
Cindy Miles, 2007
5
Into Thin Air
Each non-fiction reader has a fiction partner on a linked theme. Into Thin Air (Fiction - literacy) is partnered with Stowaway (Fact - History). Ages 8+.
Paul Harrison, 2010
6
Into Thin Air
When someone snatches a child in the charge of 14-year-old babysitter Essie Beal, Bancroft, California Detective Toby Parkman is determined to work every angle, beginning with Essie.
Stan Washburn, 2010
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Into Thin Air
When the daughter of an amusement-park owner goes missing, it’s anything but fun and games in this Hardy Boys adventure—a new take on the classic series.
Franklin W. Dixon, 2013
8
Vanished Into Thin Air: The Hope of Every Believer
Visions of the future as portrayed by popular books and films include catastrophic events like asteroid strikes, volcanic eruptions, earthquakes and plagues.
Hal Lindsey, 1999
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Into Thin Air
Sheriff Kurt Muller, aging hippie, single father, and son of one of Aspen’s founders, finds himself confronted by more than the usual tensions between the chic international celebrity jet set and the local community fighting the ...
Thomas Zigal, 2011
10
Into Thin Air...
This is a reproduction of a book published before 1923.
James T Child, 2011

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «INTO THIN AIR»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term into thin air is used in the context of the following news items.
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Bills head coach skydives with Army Golden Knights - Story - WKBW
He threw his head back and disappeared into thin air. Moments later, with his legs up, Rex was on the ground. He slid to a stop. "You know it's ... «WKBW-TV, Jul 15»
2
Girl Meets World gave fans the most satisfying Mr. Turner answers
How could Mr. Turner go from debating being Shawn's legal guardian to disappearing into thin air? More: Haven't caught the Girl Meets World ... «SheKnows.com, Jul 15»
3
Missing 'Vampire' Director's Skull: Why People Snatch Bodies
More recently, the body of former Cyprus president Tassos Papadopoulos vanished into thin air. On Dec. 11, 2009, a former bodyguard visited ... «Live Science, Jul 15»
4
Libya's $67 billion frozen funds must remain on ice says would-be …
The rival leadership, he believes, will "vanish into thin air." (Additional reporting by Ulf Laessing; Editing by Elaine Hardcastle) ... «Daily Mail, Jul 15»
5
Another tack: Like a hunk of clay - Opinion - Jerusalem Post
... never insisted on and which dissipated into thin air. He promised a nuke-free Iran and ended up giving his seal of approval to a nuclear Iran. «Jerusalem Post Israel News, Jul 15»
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Artist Christine Warjone to hold Nepal Earthquake Victims Benefit
... lives over the years including those in Mount Everest's worst climbing catastrophes in 1996 captured in Jon Krakauer's book “Into Thin Air.”. «Twin Falls Times-News, Jul 15»
7
Cook County jury awards $18 million to three rape victims - Chicago …
"How does a dangerous violent criminal with a long history of sexually assaulting women just disappear into thin air? This isn't a case of a sly ... «Chicago Tribune, Jul 15»
8
Here's how insider trading, the scourge for bourses, makes its way …
... shares which he would if his optimism is not born out for some reason or the other, his investment of Rs 1 lakh would vaporise into thin air. «Firstpost, Jul 15»
9
Review: Penn & Teller show plenty up their sleeves
We learn some tantalizing clues about sawing people, but how a large animal managed to disappear into thin air is on us. There's even a ... «Poughkeepsie Journal, Jul 15»
10
Controlling grass, transplanting iris and growing lilies
There isn't a barrier that grass can't outsmart--but it can't grow into thin air. The most effective barrier is a cliff. Once a year, the edges around ... «9NEWS.com, Jul 15»

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