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fall off the radar

To be ignored or forgotten in favor of something more important; to fall into obscurity or disappear from public view. When the economy crashed, many social welfare projects simply fell off the radar. The band had a hugely popular single in the 80s, but they fell off the radar soon afterward.
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by PTI Ravichandran Ashwin is slowly falling off the radar as far as limited overs cricket is concerned.
Deila also insisted Carlton Cole is still part of his plans despite the striker falling off the radar.
Deila also insisted Carlton Cole was still part of his plans despite the striker falling off the radar.
Julie Byron, North West Regional Manager for Diabetes UK, comments: "Diabetes UK has found that what is particularly worrying is that the transition from a childhood diabetes services to adult services is not smooth enough and some young people are falling off the radar in terms of diabetes care.
But falling off the radar for two months without a league start in January and February fed his cravings so much he demanded a loan to get his fix.
This race is rapidly falling off the radar in terms of prestige.
But in reality, it's about falling off the radar for a spell.
But the former chief executive of the defunct SFL has now spoken of the family tragedy that led to him falling off the radar.
And with Pat Lam the hot favourite to be named as his successor - with Alex King and Sean Holley falling off the radar - Connacht will now turn their attention to their remaining pool games in the Heineken Cup.
MARTIN WOODS knew the day he left Scotland to follow his Premiership dream he risked falling off the radar.
The Serie A side were willing to pay around pounds 35,000-a-week but are rapidly falling off the radar after failing to even put an offer in writing to Rangers.
The Serie A side were willing to pay around pounds 35,000-a-week but are rapidly falling off the radar as credible contenders after failing to even put an offer in writing to Rangers .
MARTINWOODS knew the day he left Scotland to follow his Premiership dream he risked falling off the radar.
Miller From Back Page around pounds 35,000-a-week but are rapidly falling off the radar as credible contenders after failing to even put an offer in writing to Rangers.