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fall off the map

To become unpopular or little-known after a period of popularity. Wow, I didn't realize that this show was still on TV—it really fell off the map after its first season.
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Meanwhile Seb Coe has thanked Bolt for saving athletics from falling off the map - weeks before London 2012's mastermind aims to gain control of the sport.
It ranked last among the four broadcast networks in ratings; its flagship show, "American Idol,'' was falling off the map; and it had shaken up its managerial ranks.
“As other vendors seem to be falling off the map with respect to IM archiving, including recent failures by other vendors in archiving Skype IM, Presensoft continues its technological domination in this space,” said Pulaski.
DOHA NEPAL, home to the highest peak in the world, Mount Everest, and breathtaking beauty, was once given up for falling off the map of the world.
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"After falling off the map I was begging my way into tournaments and I never really knew when I was going to play.
To put it bluntly, Oregon is in danger of falling off the map as a prime tourist destination.