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be conspicuous by your absence

mainly humorous
to be absent when you should be present, in a way that other people notice: Why wasn't Stephen at the meeting? He was conspicuous by his absence.
(Definition of be conspicuous by your absence from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “be conspicuous by your absence”
in Chinese (Simplified) 因缺席而招人注意…
in Chinese (Traditional) 因缺席而招人注意…
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