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drop off the radar

To be ignored or forgotten in favor of something more important; to fall into obscurity or disappear from public view. When the economy crashed, many social welfare projects simply dropped off the radar. The band had a hugely popular single in the 1980s, but they dropped off the radar soon afterward.
See also: drop, off, radar

be off the radar

To go ignored, unnoticed, or appreciated; to not be relevant, prominent, or important. Though they've been prolific music-makers for years, their work has largely been off the radar for most listeners until quite recently. Even though homelessness can be seen as one of the largest underlying causes of societal ills, it is sadly just off the government's radar.
See also: off, radar

be on the radar (screen)

To be considered important or noteworthy; within the spectrum of (someone's) awareness, attention, or consideration. If you want this issue to be on the radar of mainstream America, you have to frame it as something that will hit people in their wallets. The band was hugely popular in the '80s, but they haven't been on the radar screen in the last decade or so.
See also: on, radar

on the radar (screen)

Considered important or noteworthy; within the spectrum of (someone's) awareness, attention, or consideration. If you want this issue to be on the radar of mainstream America, you have to frame it as something that will hit people in their wallets. There are always going to be bands who suddenly appear on the radar screen, only to fade into obscurity just as quickly.
See also: on, radar

slip beneath the/(one's) radar

To go unnoticed or undetected (by someone). With so many different amendments to the bill being made, some appropriations slipped beneath the radar. As the manager of this office, it's inexcusable that you allowed embezzlement by an employee to slip beneath your radar.
See also: beneath, radar, slip

slip under the/(one's) radar

To go unnoticed or undetected (by someone). With so many different amendments to the bill being made, some appropriations slipped under the radar. As the manager of this office, it's inexcusable that you allowed embezzlement by an employee to slip under your radar.
See also: radar, slip

fly beneath (the/someone's) radar

To go without being noticed, detected, or addressed. A: "Have you heard this band's latest album?" B: "I didn't even know it was out, it must have flown beneath my radar." Every year, the government promises to do something about the homelessness problem, yet every year it seems to fly beneath the radar.
See also: beneath, fly, radar

fly under (the/someone's) radar

To go without being noticed, detected, or addressed. A: "Have you heard this band's latest album?" B: "I didn't even know it was out, it must have flown under my radar." Every year, the government promises to do something about the homelessness problem, yet every year it seems to fly under the radar again.
See also: fly, radar

beneath (the/someone's) radar

Without being noticed, detected, or addressed. A: "Have you heard this band's latest album?" B: "I didn't even know it was out, it must have flown beneath my radar." Every year, the government promises to do something about the homelessness problem, yet every year it seems to slip beneath the radar again.
See also: beneath, radar

under (the/someone's) radar

Without being noticed, detected, or addressed. A: "Have you heard this band's latest album?" B: "I didn't even know it was out, it must have flown under my radar." Every year, the government promises to do something about the homelessness problem, yet every year it seems to slip under the radar again.
See also: radar

off the radar

Unseen or undetected for a long time. Mr. Smith has gone off the radar since his wife died, so I'm going to stop by his house this afternoon and check on him. That rebel group's operations have been completely off the radar for years—I worry we'll never be able to find them.
See also: off, radar

fall off the radar

To be ignored or forgotten in favor of something more important; to fall into obscurity or disappear from public view. When the economy crashed, many social welfare projects simply fell off the radar. The band had a hugely popular single in the 80s, but they fell off the radar soon afterward.
See also: fall, off, radar

drop beneath the/(one's) radar

To go unnoticed or undetected (by one). With so many different amendments to the bill being made, some appropriations dropped beneath the radar. As the manager of this office, it's inexcusable that you allowed embezzlement by an employee to drop beneath your radar.
See also: beneath, drop, radar

below the radar (screen)

Unnoticed or undetected. With so many different amendments to the bill being made, some appropriations slipped below the radar. I plan to stay below the radar screen until this controversy blows over.
See also: below, radar

under the radar (screen)

Unnoticed or undetected. With so many different amendments to the bill being made, some appropriations slipped under the radar. I plan to stay under the radar screen until this controversy blows over.
See also: radar

on (one's) radar (screen)

Considered important or noteworthy; within the spectrum of (someone's) awareness, attention, or consideration. If you want this issue on people's radar, you have to frame it as something that will impact their wallets. This band wasn't on my radar screen six months ago, but they're one of my favorites now.
See also: on, radar

on someone's radar

If something is on someone's radar, they are aware of it or are intending to deal with it. I was never focussed on being an actress. It wasn't even on my radar. Lewis has been told I am waiting to see him, but I'm not even on his radar.
See also: on, radar

below/under the ˈradar (screen)

if something is below/under the radar, people are not aware of it: The conflict has slipped below the radar screens of the mass media.Experts say a lot of corporate crime stays under the radar.
See also: below, radar

on/off the ˈradar (screen)

used to say that people are aware or not aware of something, or are thinking or not thinking about it: Foreign policy is just not on most people’s radar screens.Eastern Europe has remained off the radar of most UK investors.
See also: off, on, radar

on (one's) radar

/radar screen
In one's conscious awareness as a possibility or as an existing phenomenon: The governor said that running for president was not even on her radar screen.
See also: on, radar
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