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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Against the backdrop of the advances made by the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (Isil) and the continuing chaos in Syria, events in Libya have slipped beneath the radar of most current affairs outlets.
Despite working under two former England bosses in Graham Taylor and Sven Goran Eriksson, and starting Swansea's amazing climb through the leagues, Jackett's modest demeanour means the details of an impressive career have often slipped beneath the radar.
His struggle has slipped beneath the radar of history and is told here for the first time.
Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy," directed by Sweden's Tomas Alfredson, slipped beneath the radar despite rave reviews for its adaptation of John Le Carre's classic Cold War spy novel.
It's just one of those things that shouldn't have happened but it slipped beneath the radar and there was no binding contract.
THE RED LIGHT COMPANY Meccano This single slipped beneath the radar in 2008 but I predict it will be a hit second time around