go by the wayside


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go by the wayside

To be discarded, ignored, rejected, or set aside in favor of other considerations or more urgent matters. With the war in the Middle East intensifying, the president's plan for environmental reform has increasingly gone by the wayside.
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go by the wayside

To be set aside or discarded because of other considerations.
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Adrian Lewis could go by the wayside if he does not beat Peter Wright, who will himself fall if 'Jackpot' and Barney win to save their skins.
The most recent record to go by the wayside was their long unbeaten run against Longford, which stretched back to 1965 prior to their elimination from the Leinster Championship at p p the hands of Jack Sheedy's side last month.
You either go by the wayside and think 'I can't do it' or stick to what you think.
It was a cracking win but, sadly, it will all go by the wayside.