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fade into insignificance

To begin to seem unimportant when compared to something else. My good grades faded into insignificance once my sister got home with news that she would be the lead in the school play.
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Summary: Begusarai (Bihar)[India], Apr 14 (ANI): In a technology driven world where markets are inundated with fancy machine-made goods, many handmade crafts are fading into insignificance. One such craft form that is facing a bleak future is clay art making in Begusarai in Bihar.
Fast fading into insignificance in the political environment of this country is also the politics of patronage and individual preferences.
Today, our party in Lagos State is fading into insignificance. Massive membership exclusion is becoming the order of the day with members withdrawing from the political space and constituting themselves into internal opposition,' he lamented.
Once a fish starts to feed, the angler becomes totally engrossed in trying to catch it and that demands profound thought, brain and brawn - all else fading into insignificance.
However, the fresh legs for Slavia made little immediate difference to a match which was fast fading into insignificance.