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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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Perhaps the opportunity to run up a little sequence in Polytrack handicaps from the end of September has now gone by the wayside.
Reasons for growth: 1) becoming known as solution provider, 2) excellent customer support, 3) customers are bringing work back from China, 4) some former competitors have gone by the wayside and 5) proprietary product introduced in 2012 .
Initiated in 1923, and then re-initiated in 1978 after the project had gone by the wayside for a few years, SEG is an annual publication that organizes and makes accessible all new discoveries of Greek inscriptions throughout the ancient world, and a bibliography of all studies about known inscriptions.
Anglicanism has historically accepted a wide spectrum of views, something that has gone by the wayside in recent years.
Since then the acting work has gone by the wayside and so has the marriage.
Local accents have largely gone by the wayside, Welsh place-names are regularly mangled, and listeners now have drivel from Jason Donovan, Emma Bunton and Toby Anstis to contend with.
We''ve got to be careful what we say because deals so far have gone by the wayside," said Brown.
That's gone by the wayside now and we will be staying here for the match so it will be up there on my most exciting trips including Old Trafford and the Emirates.
Some hiring managers believe that business and interview etiquette has gone by the wayside.
Alas, that moment seems to have gone by the wayside.
You might remember the Ruby Tuesday location at Park Plaza Mall that has since gone by the wayside.
Indeed it would seem that the "good old days" of the nuclear family has gone by the wayside.
How many initiatives have gone by the wayside as doing one's day job takes precedence?
Lindecke said "a lot of good stories have gone by the wayside and continue to get missed with the newspaper competition gone.