fly beneath (the/someone's) radar

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fly beneath (the/someone's) radar

To go without being noticed, detected, or addressed. A: "Have you heard this band's latest album?" B: "I didn't even know it was out, it must have flown beneath my radar." Every year, the government promises to do something about the homelessness problem, yet every year it seems to fly beneath the radar.
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Radio, which used to be a simple high-profit, low-margin business that essentially flew beneath the radar and made a lot of people a lot of money, is now infinitely complicated.
In concentrating on the late-nineteenth century with remarkable precision, Smith lays bare the networks of power, influence, and violence exerted by English colonial authorities vis-a-vis intellectual and political life but, crucially, she does so through the prism of an intellectual sphere that often flew beneath the radar of the colonizer.
While the change in programming strategy resulted in the fest having its best-ever attendance in terms of both celebs and the general public, the fest again flew beneath the radar of most distributors.