fall off the 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.
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He said that after visiting a doctor, people with diabetes fall off the radar until their next visit.
While the club's run of success, having won their first title in 2007, was never going to last indefinitely, they wouldn't have been expected to fall off the radar to that degree either.
An expert making read books fall off Diana Gerald, chief executive of BookTrust, said: "There are so many things competing for children's time and attention these days that reading books and sharing stories can often fall off the radar, but it's so important that children read or are read to from an early age and continue to do so throughout their childhood and beyond, because we know that children who are read to are happier, healthier and have better life chances.
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Not of children adventure-said: "There are so many things competing for children's time and attention these days that reading books and sharing stories can often fall off the radar, but it's so important that children read or are read to from an early age and continue to do so throughout their childhood and beyond, because we know that children who are read to are happier, healthier and have better life chances.
An expert making sure read books fall off Diana Gerald, chief executive of BookTrust, said: "There are so many things competing for children's time and attention these days that reading books and sharing stories can often fall off the radar, but it's so important that children read or are read to from an early age and continue to do so throughout their childhood and beyond, because we know that children who are read to are happier, healthier and have better life chances.
"Perhaps due to competition from the likes of Nissan's Qashqai and Audi's Q3, the X1 often seems to fall off the radar.
"They expected us to to fall away after one good year and to fall off the radar then.
The magnitude of the shooting incident means it is not likely to fall off the radar anytime soon since everyone is watching very closely.
As the race begins to get ready for another Christmas, it's easy to let important everyday tasks fall off the radar - like eye examinations.
"When you're on-loan you can sometimes get forgotten about and you can fall off the radar. I had a call from Andre Villas-Boas last season and that helped me a lot.
" It was disappointing to fall off the radar after reaching the 2700 mark.
Capaldi's indiscretion when interviewing a witness quickly becomes the talk of the locality, everyone minding the business of others, yet, without giving too much away, someone manages to fall off the radar without going far away.
There is a famine in the Horn of Africa, but don't let Pakistan fall off the radar, it's too important for the world strategically," she said.
Such was his performance at Portman Road and fall off the radar that he was expected to leave in January.