be lost in the shuffle

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be lost in the shuffle

To be lost, ignored, or forgotten amid a confusing mix of things or during a chaotic situation. A: "Where's my homework?" B: "Here, it was lost in the shuffle on the kitchen table." There was a lot going on last month, so I'm afraid some of our usual obligations got lost in the shuffle. Don't sit all the way back there, or you'll get lost in the shuffle.
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be (or get) lost in the shuffle

be overlooked or missed in a confused or crowded situation. North American informal
See also: lost, shuffle
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