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fall into oblivion

1. To become lost to obscurity; to not be known or remembered by anyone. The poet fell into oblivion after the war, only coming back into public awareness after an archive of his works was discovered in the basement of an abandoned warehouse in East Germany. He held a rather cynical view of parenthood, believing that people only had children to avoid falling into oblivion.
2. To enter into total unconsciousness. The last thing I remember was the doctor asking me to count to ten before the general anesthetic took effect and I fell into oblivion. He was so utterly exhausted that he fell into oblivion the moment my head hit the pillow.
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But except few supporters of Hayat, the whole of football fraternity of Pakistan received it as a pleasant change since the game of football was suffering and falling into oblivion under Hayat.
These elections have directly helped Devlet Bahceli to resurrect his MHP from falling into oblivion.
Once an abandoned village falling into oblivion, the Ke Li military dependents' village in Changhua County, a region in central Taiwan, has now become a popular destination for young people looking either for a sense of nostalgia, or for an 'Instagrammable' picture.
The town's mayor Efisio Arbau said, told CNN : "My crusade is to rescue our unique traditions from falling into oblivion.
Now, you may think that's a foolish business idea displaying Microsoft's utter neglect of cashing in on a promising new product, but a closer look at the firm's long-term strategy reveals it's a clever move that may save it from falling into oblivion in 10 years' time.
"We prefer that the committee is officially mandated to conduct the mediation and to prevent falling into oblivion," he concluded.
falling into oblivion. "Due to the Karabakh Movement, we have independent states today - the Republic of Armenia and the Nagorno-
These children risk falling into oblivion. The choice of the shown missing persons message on the 404 page will be at random: it could be a recent disappearance, or on the contrary, a child that has been missing for a long time.
THIS tiny town is falling into oblivion as houses, roads, electricity poles and fields eerily sink into the ground.
On an aside, such a line already exists, having been used in the past, but falling into oblivion and disrepair since the expansion of Sofia's yet only metro line.
In 1975, a strange Venice-set film titled "Yuppi du," directed by Italo pop star and one-time Elvis impersonator Adriano Celentano, who co-starred with a half-naked Charlotte Rampling in the film, went to Cannes en route to becoming a smash hit at the home box office and then falling into oblivion.
Siroe, which premiered in London in 1728 with the legendary castrato, Senesino, in the title role, ran for only 18 performances before falling into oblivion. This new recording features a reasonably accomplished cast, but the overall performance lacks cohesion and fails to generate much excitement.
A conference in London following the workshop in Brighton 2001 and a panel discussion within the framework of the Berlin conference in 2002 brought researchers together with former Kindertransport participants; papers from this conference were published in the German book Die Kindertransporte 1938/39: Rettung und Integration, edited by Wolfgang Benz, Claudia Curio, and Andrea Hammel (Frankfurt am Main: Fischer Taschenbuch Verlag, 2003)--the first product of common efforts to prevent this theme from falling into oblivion. The articles in this special issue of Shofar are based on the book.
''It is a relatively new innovation but we want to prevent quality players from falling into oblivion. We are committed to homing in on the best players to perform with credit for England.''
"Faild" is a striking word to apply to the transition from paganism, with its connotations of a complete revolution, of the old "opinions" falling into oblivion.