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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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MARTINWOODS knew the day he left Scotland to follow his Premiership dream he risked falling off the radar.
Miller From Back Page around pounds 35,000-a-week but are rapidly falling off the radar as credible contenders after failing to even put an offer in writing to Rangers.
The Serie A side were willing to pay around pounds 35,000-a-week but are rapidly falling off the radar after failing to even put an offer in writing to Rangers.
MARTIN WOODS knew the day he left Scotland to follow his Premiership dream he risked falling off the radar.
The Serie A side were willing to pay around pounds 35,000-a-week but are rapidly falling off the radar as credible contenders after failing to even put an offer in writing to Rangers .
We know about him because of his fame but many other sex offenders not in the public eye are falling off the radar."
With no wins in 15 matches and ranked an embarrassing 124th in the world, Northern Ireland are in serious danger of falling off the radar as far as International football goes.
With no wins in 15 matches and ranked an embarrassing 124th in the world Northern Ireland are in serious danger of falling off the radar as far as international football goes.
With his Team Lakay elders losing their ONE Championship titles and falling off the radar this year, the 23-year-old Kingad is determined to take over and carry the fight for a country hungry for champions as he clashes with former flyweight titlist Kairat Akhemtov of Kazakhstan in ONE: Dawn of Heroes on Aug.
by PTI Ravichandran Ashwin is slowly falling off the radar as far as limited overs cricket is concerned.
"We are a team and we have three games in nine days." Deila also insisted Carlton Cole was still part of his plans despite the striker falling off the radar.
Deila also insisted Carlton Cole is still part of his plans despite the striker falling off the radar.
Julie Byron, North West Regional Manager for Diabetes UK, comments: "Diabetes UK has found that what is particularly worrying is that the transition from a childhood diabetes services to adult services is not smooth enough and some young people are falling off the radar in terms of diabetes care."
But falling off the radar for two months without a league start in January and February fed his cravings so much he demanded a loan to get his fix.