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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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go by the wayside

To be set aside or discarded because of other considerations.
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One of the four remaining unbeaten records went by the wayside on Sunday as Ryhope pulled off the shock of the day by hammering Easington - only their third win in 15 matches.
The business weathered the economic downturn while other electrical contractors went by the wayside and is now seeing conditions begin to improve.
The loss of the football pitches at Centre AT7 means the nearest available green space for the public to use is back in Edgwick Park in Foleshill, where ironically plans were designed to build a leisure centre there in 2007 but went by the wayside.
By the way, this reference used to be Chapter 3 in the Maintenance Update, DA Pam 738-750, but became a part of AR 750-1 when the maintenance updates went by the wayside.
But since the start of the budgeting process, Governor Andrew Cuomo (D) has supported reviving a set of nurse-education awards that went by the wayside under the previous administration.
Monte shock a grim ending MONTE MAYOR ONE'S shock success in the second race at Chepstow, the fillies' maiden, meant the vast majority of punters at the Welsh track ended the day on a downbeat note, as the meeting went by the wayside when the track was deemed unfit for racing by some of the jockeys.
That whole industry went by the wayside when we introduced the automobile," Sobel said.
CONNACHT'S unbeaten run at the Sportsground, which went back to December, went by the wayside last night as Edinburgh came with a late flourish to secure victory.
Competition for business at the World Fair became a matter of dancing girls and what they did or didn't do; educational and humanistic intentions for the exhibits went by the wayside.
When times got hard, though, that commitment went by the wayside in many a black family.
Davydenko charged to 40-love on the Rusedski serve, and although two break points went by the wayside, the third was snaffled up and he led 6-5.
The brisk passenger loading and unloading times around which the Gold Line schedule is built went by the wayside Saturday, as drivers had to linger at each stop much longer because of the crowds.
According to anthropological studies, Homo erectus made little progress over millions of years until just recently and many branches of that species, including the incredibly tough Neanderthals, went by the wayside and were not the jack-of-all trades who ultimately survived and created the first cave paintings.
Down moved within 70 minutes of another Ulster final as home side Monaghan went by the wayside in Clones yesterday.
As the stenciling process went by the wayside, Goodrich took two years off from her job to create a process that used multiple stencils to create shading during the painting process.