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go by the wayside

To be discarded, ignored, rejected, or set aside in favor of other considerations or more urgent matters. With the war in the Middle East intensifying, the president's plan for environmental reform has increasingly gone by the wayside.
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drop by the wayside

 and fall by the wayside 
1. Lit. to leave a march or procession in exhaustion to recover beside the pathway. A few of the marchers dropped by the wayside in the intense heat.
2. Fig. to fail to keep up with others. Many of the students will drop by the wayside and never finish. Those who fall by the wayside will find it hard to catch up.
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fall by the wayside

1. to no longer be active Plans for at least one other power plant have fallen by the wayside. Most of the company's smaller rivals have fallen by the wayside.
2. to stop trying Students who fall by the wayside often do not see any reason why they should finish their courses. "I've seen a lot of bands split up and fall by the wayside," the singer said.
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fall by the wayside

 
1. if someone falls by the wayside, they fail to finish an activity A lot of students fall by the wayside during their first year at university.
2. if something falls by the wayside, people stop doing it, making it, or using it Many new drugs fall by the wayside in the laboratory.
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fall by the wayside

Fail to continue, drop out, as in At first she did well on the tour, but with all the pressure she soon fell by the wayside . This phrase appeared in William Tyndale's translation of the New Testament (1526; Luke 8:5).
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fall by the wayside

To fail to continue; give up.
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go by the wayside

To be set aside or discarded because of other considerations.
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I confess to the wayside arbor, the pipe of contentment, and the lotus-leaves being altogether unsuitable metaphors.
And they found the good goddess near the wayside where they had left her before, and led her to the house of their dear father.
She very seldom slept for two nights together in the same house; and the wayside inns were the best places to inquire in as to her whereabouts.
Wayside Publishing in Freeport, Maine, is polishing off a rebranding campaign in the coming weeks that includes a new website, new logo and tagline, a new version of its online classroom interface, a new e-textbook platform, and more.
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IN response to Sammy Ameobi saying the season may 'fall by the wayside'): And it will keep falling by the wayside for as long as Ameobi keeps making the squad.
Along with a few other schools, we at Wayside have listened in obedience to our Church; we have turned to our priests and sisters as much as our parents and teachers; we have celebrated the riches the Church offers in its saints, prayers, sacred music, art, and love of reason.
96, formerly of Oriole Avenue in Pawtucket passed away on February 26, 2014 at Wayside Hospice in Wayland, MA.
IN the 19th Century, wayside inns were often small.
LOCAL property company, Hortons' Estate, is helping to attract distribution firms to the area, securing a major manufacturing supplier at its Wayside Business Park in Coventry.
Hortons' Estate has secured a major manufacturing supplier at its Wayside Business Park in Coventry.
Wayside teaching; connecting with students to support learning.
League champions Bohemians will face non-league Bluebell or Wayside at Dalymount Park.
The blaze broke out in a semi-detached house in Wayside Court, Bearpark, near Durham City.