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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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.
I was assured all the shenanigans were over as far as marketing our members, and I was quite willing to allow, as far as my involvement, to go by the wayside,'' McCord said.
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.
So right now, we're learning that we're a good team, but we can also be a bad team when some things go by the wayside.
You either go by the wayside and think 'I can't do it' or stick to what you think.
It was painful, but I had to focus on saving 200-odd jobs, versus the ones that had to go by the wayside,'' he said.
It was a cracking win but, sadly, it will all go by the wayside.
For the average Valley voter, there could be no greater incentive to support secession than to see the bureaucratic, bloated and failing Los Angeles Unified School District go by the wayside, only to be replaced by something smaller and closer to home, more responsive to parents.
Cates said he believes the marketplace will decide which awards thrive and which ones go by the wayside.