do a disappearing act
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- 2001 Richard Azzolini - There's a Chef in Your Freezer
- Onions do a disappearing act as they cook, shrinking about 80 percent of their volume.
- 1982 William Repka - Dangerous Patriots: Canada's Unknown Prisoners of War
- He suggested that we do a disappearing act some morning as soon as we got to the woods and he would make sure that the alarm would not be given . . .