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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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Lawrence Lyons from BoyleSports added: "A lot of accumulators went by the wayside with Ruby's unfortunate fall on Benie des Dieux in the Mares' Hurdle.
One of the four remaining unbeaten records went by the wayside on Sunday as Ryhope pulled off the shock of the day by hammering Easington - only their third win in 15 matches.
The business weathered the economic downturn while other electrical contractors went by the wayside and is now seeing conditions begin to improve.
The loss of the football pitches at Centre AT7 means the nearest available green space for the public to use is back in Edgwick Park in Foleshill, where ironically plans were designed to build a leisure centre there in 2007 but went by the wayside.
By the way, this reference used to be Chapter 3 in the Maintenance Update, DA Pam 738-750, but became a part of AR 750-1 when the maintenance updates went by the wayside.
But since the start of the budgeting process, Governor Andrew Cuomo (D) has supported reviving a set of nurse-education awards that went by the wayside under the previous administration.
Monte shock a grim ending MONTE MAYOR ONE'S shock success in the second race at Chepstow, the fillies' maiden, meant the vast majority of punters at the Welsh track ended the day on a downbeat note, as the meeting went by the wayside when the track was deemed unfit for racing by some of the jockeys.
That whole industry went by the wayside when we introduced the automobile," Sobel said.
Competition for business at the World Fair became a matter of dancing girls and what they did or didn't do; educational and humanistic intentions for the exhibits went by the wayside. The press feasted on the scandalous element of the World Fair, delivering a misconstrued and misrepresented perspective on bellydance to the American public.
When times got hard, though, that commitment went by the wayside in many a black family.
Webster, a mostly white suburban district outside Rochester, N.Y., used a pullout model of gifted education for many years, but that "went by the wayside in the 1990s because we knew it wasn't the right thing to do," says Ellen Agostinelli, assistant superintendent of curriculum and instruction of the Webster Central Schools.
Davydenko charged to 40-love on the Rusedski serve, and although two break points went by the wayside, the third was snaffled up and he led 6-5.
The hits record (272) went by the wayside in 1979, when 294 hits were made.
O'Brien said: "Our Derby horses (Ol' Man River and John F Kennedy) were disappointing and went by the wayside for lots of different reasons and the horses weren't right January, February, March.