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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CATALAN DRAGONS have spent the season slipping under the radar.
And that's just the way Hateley wants it to stay as he insists Stuart McCall's outfit relish slipping under the radar.
All eyes are in that part of the draw, and in the meantime, Serena and Venus Williams are slipping under the radar.
But Djokovic doesn't mind slipping under the radar because it has allowed him to do what he does best.
Ross Taylor New Zealand "No one has really mentioned us too much - we are slipping under the radar a little bit and winning [Monday's warm-up game against India] might mean we are talked about a little bit more.
I hope we have dashed their prospects of slipping under the radar unnoticed, clinging to the shirt-tails of the other two applications to the east and north of the village.
I've lost all faith in the system because there are so many athletes who are slipping under the radar,'' she said.