fade into the woodwork

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fade into the woodwork

To make oneself inconspicuous. Because I'm on probation, I'm just trying to fade into the woodwork for now.
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blend/fade into the ˈwoodwork

behave in a way that does not attract any attention; disappear or hide: I decided the best thing to do would be to try and fade into the woodwork and hope that no one noticed me.
See also: blend, fade, woodwork
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Any PQ interest in improving conditions for precarious workers has faded into the woodwork.
Unlike his more recent recommendations to voters, that one faded into the woodwork.