fly under (the/someone's) radar

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fly under (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 under my radar." Every year, the government promises to do something about the homelessness problem, yet every year it seems to fly under the radar again.
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How many other Instagrams have flown under the radar? It's hard to say.
"She has probably flown under the radar on the LPGA Tour in terms of longevity and playing well for so long.
The PS10million summer signing from PSV Eindhoven has been ever-present in the Premier League for the Seagulls, but the 26-year-old has mostly flown under the radar until recently.
Throughout their careers, both chefs have flown under the radar, prioritizing zealous self-restraint at the stove and on the plate over impatience and prestige.
Channel 4, 10.30pm Here's a one-off comedy that's flown under the radar - its appearance on our screens has come so out of the blue that even Channel 4's own press website isn't promoting it.
With so much focus on van Gaal's relationship with his former assistant, one sub–plot has flown under the radar in the build–up to the match – that of Shaw's relationship with Chelsea.
And that includes getting over a tricky first hurdle against Les Fennecs, who have flown under the radar heading into this tournament.
Kilmarnock ace Boyd is on 19 for the season, one more than his Fir Park counterpart, whose exploits have flown under the radar by comparison.
Because those back-rowers who are playing at the moment are playing so well has meant someone like Dale has flown under the radar a bit.
Week in week out they are quick to laud not just his commitment but his vision and flair - traits which they claim make him a special talent who has flown under the radar for too long.
Auckland have flown under the radar in this tournament but with three wins in four completed games (including qualifying) they should not be written off against opponents who are out of form and have little to gain from today's clash.
If world number two Azarenka has flown under the radar during this fortnight, it is only because she has made such impressive, untroubled progress.
Some of the changes proposed in the new diagnostic manual for the behavioral health field have largely flown under the radar of many addiction professionals, but they carry important implications.