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fade away

 (into something)
1. . to diminish into something. The light faded away into nothing. The sound of the drums faded away into the distance.
2. Go to fade out.
See also: away, fade

fade away

v.
To dissipate or fade slowly and completely: As I got older, my memories faded away.
See also: away, fade
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In the cases where middle management only provides nominal support, the fad will usually show little success and fade away, sometimes fairly quickly.
The truth is this would-be expose will never fade away until its content is fully revealed and publicly scrutinised.
In a recent essay in Salon, historian Scan Wilentz points out that the folks involved didn't fade away once the Clintons left the White House.
Douglas MacArthur, I don't intend to entirely fade away.
Being a minority in a time of real difficulties, it seems the differences start to fade away," said Bishop Riah Abu El-Assal, bishop of the Episcopal diocese of Jerusalem.
Perhaps visible emanations fade away before most telescopes have a chance to record them, he suggests.
Some states now provide financial incentives to perform such audits (also called feasibility studies), and now is a good time to take advantage of such programs before they once again fade away.
the apex at immaturity going balci as a business man but I refuse to grow up grow old fade away lie on the porch with all the tenacity of a neutered dog encircled by vultures Tony Alva, Bill Danforth, Ray Barbee, Lance Mountain, and Steve Caballero are heroes of my culture my ear still bends to the whir stick click grind slide of obsession my ear still bends to the sounds of vandalism and public menacing my mind still dreams of nice long curbs without a cop in sight my heart still pounds with the passion of a "misunderstood youth" so when I the bald, out of shape professor of English dust off my manual and kickflip before class and you oh so maturely ask if it's completely necessary I respond you're damn skippy it's not necessary and that's what makes my life more fun than yours.
If, as General Douglas MacArthur said, "Old soldiers never die, they just fade away," sometimes those who have died in battle seem more frequently than we might expect to have faded away into a surprising afterlife as ghosts.
After "Cable Ready" televisions and video tape appeared, the standalone STB began to fade away.
The 44-year-old further believes that the latest version of cricket will fade away, if the cricket boards continue to organize frequent tournaments.
Johnny once played guitar on Oasis's 1995 song Fade Away and their 1997 track Fade In-Out, so it should be a breeze.
I presume that when they are feeling really bad some ancient instinct sends them to a hiding place away from dangers where they curl up and simply fade away.
If old bullies don't die, they don't even fade away in this Robert Zemeckis trilogy about the temporal misadventures of young Marty McFly (Michael J.