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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IN a summer of multi-million pound deals, one terrific transfer slipped under the radar.
The exploits of Afobe's strike partner Nouha Dicko have somewhat slipped under the radar, but he could well come to the fore today.
Given the strength of Nicholls' Cheltenham squad, it's hardly surprising Keltus has slipped under the radar - but Sam Twiston-Davies' mount can progress past his 135 rating.
Durham County Council admits that a number of young people deciding how to cast their vote at the next General Election have slipped under the radar.
With much of the attention on Fernando Alonso's future, as he is to leave Ferrari at the end of this season to be replaced by Sebastian Vettel, Raikkonen has slipped under the radar.
We have slipped under the radar a bit and we have to knuckle down.
In the style of James Taylor, there are some nice songs here that have slipped under the radar, like Our Baby's Gone, Harvest Home, When She Makes Love To Me, Fair And Tender Ladies, and Bring Back e Smile.
Rodriguez moved to Monaco 12 months ago from Porto for mega-money, but because he joined at the same time as compatriot Radamel Falcao he slipped under the radar somewhat.
The late DJ Jimmy Savile was one of Britain's most prolific sexual predators but slipped under the radar and was allowed to abuse on a massive scale.
The Sons will be without central defender Andy Graham, who has broken his wrist, but they have slipped under the radar for weeks and there is still time to jump on the bandwagon.
The save Lee Hollis made from them to prevent a goal has slipped under the radar because so much happened in the match.
IN a year of big national and international events, one business announcement could easily have slipped under the radar.
EVERTON'S defeat to Chelsea rather slipped under the radar on Saturday, what with all the fuss over events at Anfield.
On the amateur scene, the extraordinary contribution of two Welshmen to Great Britain and Ireland's Walker Cup win against the USA at Royal Aberdeen last weekend probably slipped under the radar of many sports fans in these parts.
This story of a young man starts with a tale of retribution against Nazis who have slipped under the radar of the criminal justice system.