slip under the/(someone's) radar

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slip under 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 under the radar. As the manager of this office, it's inexcusable that you allowed embezzlement by an employee to slip under your radar.
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GARY Rowett is happy for Blues to slip under the radar and for their 'play-off form' to carry on going unnoticed.
Steve Clark, Santa Cruz Deputy Chief of Police also told the Santa Cruz Sentinel that the 'Heartbreaker' singer arrived in the area and was spotted in nearby Aptos, California with Gomez, who attempted to slip under the radar of locals by wearing a blonde wig.
IT might slip under the radar somewhat, but what an important win that was for Everton at Swansea on Sunday afternoon.
Trained by Mark Wallis, the selection pulled up no trees himself in South Yorkshire but he tends to slip under the radar and does always have the ability to surprise with an occasional smash break.
Although there is every chance in the blockbuster season that this little joy of a comedy could slip under the radar, it's definitely worth making the effort to catch.
Vale's solicitor said that his client had not deliberately tried to slip under the radar.
WHY is it that Dai Greene always seems to slip under the radar when we talk about British gold medal chances on the track?
Hateley joy as high-flying side slip under the radar TOM HATELEY will happily let the Old Firm hog the headlines if it allows second-placed Motherwell to continue their stunning SPL run on the quiet.
The handicapper has left her alone and there's a chance she might slip under the radar a touch.
And they today told of their outrage at learning children are now being recruited into the shady enterprise in a bid to slip under the radar of customs officers.
IT'S been easy for the FA Cup to slip under the radar this season what with Match of the Day acting like a Premier League club when there's a spot of international football on.
Cynics could be forgiven for thinking while attention was diverted towards the base-rate decision, providers were hoping the rate reductions would slip under the radar.
With the world on alert, the deadly virus won't slip under the radar.
I would rather slip under the radar in Lane 1 or Lane 8,'' said Smalling, who entered the 2006 Southern California Swimming Junior Olympics at Santa Clarita Aquatic Center as a favorite in the girls' 15-year-old and over 200-meter freestyle.
Just when Americans think it is safe to live freely, the purveyors of intrusive government slip under the radar screen to monitor us even more closely.