either\ hide\ or\ hair

• hide or hair
• hide nor hair
• either hide or hair
n. phr. informal
A sign or trace of someone that is gone or lost; any sign at all of something missing. Usually used in negative or interrogative sentence.

Tommy left the house this morning and I haven't seen hide or hair of him since.

A button fell off my coat and I could find neither hide nor hair of it.


Словарь американских идиом. — СПб., Изд-во "Лань". . 1997.

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