go by the wayside


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go by the wayside

To be discarded, ignored, rejected, or set aside in favor of other considerations or more urgent matters. With the war in the Middle East intensifying, the president's plan for environmental reform has increasingly gone by the wayside.
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go by the wayside

To be set aside or discarded because of other considerations.
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I hate to see repair places go by the wayside, because they serve a valid purpose," says Allen Blakey, a spokesman for the Environmental Industry Association in Washington who shakes his head at Campbell's story.
Whereas, in the past, specialists would only see referrals, the growing number of physicians scrambling for patients has seen that unwritten rule go by the wayside. It is very common for subspecialists in internal medicine to combine their specialty interest with a percentage of primary care practice.
I simply fail to see why such an issue steals the limelight when issues that affect the majority of the citizens go by the wayside.
Don't let that go by the wayside while you wait on your ex.
With the suggestion that a Planning Reform Bill will be introduced in the next Parliamentary session to speed up major housing projects, proper consultation could go by the wayside in a headlong rush to build on yet more of our green spaces.
Adrian Lewis could go by the wayside if he does not beat Peter Wright, who will himself fall if 'Jackpot' and Barney win to save their skins.
The most recent record to go by the wayside was their long unbeaten run against Longford, which stretched back to 1965 prior to their elimination from the Leinster Championship at p p the hands of Jack Sheedy's side last month.
You either go by the wayside and think 'I can't do it' or stick to what you think.