fall off the map

fall off the map

To become unpopular or little-known after a period of popularity. Wow, I didn't realize that this show was still on TV—it really fell off the map after its first season.
See also: fall, map, off
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I think this issue is utterly contingent upon elite actions; if they insist on keeping it in the limelight, it will be a serious - though perhaps secondary - issue, but it will fall off the map if elites move on," Shaw said.
M'Vila, 25, was a big-money target for Arsenal until his off-the-field antics saw him fall off the map, and earn a ban from duty with France.
Without the music, without the arts in Kirklees, we fall off the map.
With all the advances in aviation technology, it can seem unfathomable how two planes could just fall off the map.
I think a lot of people saw it as we were either going to continue our success or fall off the map and I think we handled that pretty well.
Although there is often an abundance of humanitarian aid initially following an emergency, more distant concerns usually fall off the map, but the rebuilding of schools, training of teachers, and provision of educational resources can be crucial to long-term success.
It's a country where it's worth your while to fall off the map, but Indians would rather do so elsewhere.
They've been in this position many times before only to completely fall off the map and, while Gatland (below) is undoubtedly the man to take them forward to the showpiece in three years' time, it was only two years ago that the Kiwi coach was fighting for his life after the Dragons lost seven of nine Tests as well as humiliating draw with Fiji in Cardiff.
Routine maintenance functions commonly fall off the map," says Price.
School Committee members grant that Westboro - though it may have to lay off teachers next fiscal year - has fewer problems than many other districts, but they don't want the issue to fall off the map.
International trade seemed to fall off the map, with the largest quarterly decreases in exports and imports since 1974 and 1980, respectively.
Her arm around me, around my waist, holding her bare arm around me As if I would fall off the map of her plaid soft lap, The sad look in her eyes bore into my own--the sad look and my peevish brother, and my hands pressed, Tightly into my wool skirt, its waistband itchy.
He was brilliant on the mountain passes like the Tourmalet in the Pyrenees, which was where he typically made his move and where many cyclists fall off the map.
Many others will fall off the map or be acquired for their assets.