fall through the cracks


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fall through the cracks

also slip through the cracks
to be not noticed or dealt with Obviously too many young people fall through the cracks in the healthcare system.
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fall/slip through the cracks

to get lost or be forgotten, especially within a system It seems that important information given to the police may have fallen through the cracks.
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fall through the cracks

To pass unnoticed, neglected, or unchecked: "In the past, many learning disabled children fell through the cracks" (Judith Harkness Richardson).
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