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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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If a suspect slips through the net or a "lone wolf" falls off the radar there is a problem.
Adult literacy is a long-lasting issue in modern US and adult literacy education often falls off the radar of the support system for education.
It falls off the radar, which is ideal because I don't want to pay a massive insurance premium.
Make time for sex Once you get out of practice it's easy to keep putting off sex and it falls off the radar as an important part of your relationship.