nowhere to be found


nowhere to be found
   If something is nowhere to be found, even after a thorough search, it is impossible to find it.
   

We looked everywhere for the cat but it was nowhere to be found.


English Idioms & idiomatic expressions. 2014.

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  • nowhere to be found — nowhere to be seen/in sight/to be found/ phrase impossible to see find The children were nowhere in sight. The papers were nowhere to be found. Thesaurus: not clear to the sensessynonym senses and using the senses …   Useful english dictionary

  • nowhere to be found — index lost (taken away) Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • nowhere to be found — not able to be seen. There were several high tech devices in the room, but the instructions were nowhere to be found …   New idioms dictionary

  • nowhere to be seen — nowhere to be seen/in sight/to be found/ phrase impossible to see find The children were nowhere in sight. The papers were nowhere to be found. Thesaurus: not clear to the sensessynonym senses and using the senses …   Useful english dictionary

  • nowhere in sight — nowhere to be seen/in sight/to be found/ phrase impossible to see find The children were nowhere in sight. The papers were nowhere to be found. Thesaurus: not clear to the sensessynonym senses and using the senses …   Useful english dictionary

  • Nowhere — No where , adv. [AS. n[=a]hw[=ae]r. See {No}, and {Where}.] Not anywhere; not in any place or state; as, the book is nowhere to be found. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • nowhere — no|where [ nou,wer, nou,hwer ] adverb ** 1. ) not in any place or not to any place: Nowhere on earth is free from ecological damage. There is nowhere else for me to stay. Nowhere does it say that we cannot have guests in our rooms. Many people… …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • nowhere */*/ — UK [ˈnəʊweə(r)] / US [ˈnoʊˌwer] / US [ˈnoʊˌhwer] adverb 1) not in any place, or not to any place Nowhere on earth is free from ecological damage. There is nowhere else for me to stay. Nowhere does it say that we cannot have guests in our rooms.… …   English dictionary

  • nowhere — /noh hwair , wair /, adv. 1. in or at no place; not anywhere: The missing pen was nowhere to be found. 2. to no place: We went nowhere last weekend. 3. nowhere near, not nearly: There s nowhere near enough food to go around. n. 4. the state of… …   Universalium

  • Nowhere Man — may refer to: Contents 1 Music 2 Film and television 3 Literature …   Wikipedia