slip beneath the/(someone's) radar

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slip beneath the/(someone's) radar

To go unnoticed or undetected (by someone). With so many different amendments to the bill being made, the Democrats were able to slip some healthcare funding beneath the radar. As the manager of this office, it's inexcusable that you allowed embezzlement by an employee to slip beneath your radar.
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They also only see their players of the season perhaps twice when they play against them - apart from glimpses on national telly - and therefore a top performer can easily slip beneath the radar.
He may want to slip beneath the radar and live with his condition until he can be cured, but the US governmentCoin the person of General Ross (William Hurt)Cohas other ideas.