by the wayside
phrasal out of consideration ; into a condition of neglect or disuse — usually used with fall

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • by the wayside — into a state of no longer being considered, used, etc. We were going to redo the kitchen this spring, but those plans have fallen/gone by the wayside. [=we have dropped/abandoned those plans] traditions that are falling by the wayside • • • Main …   Useful english dictionary

  • by the wayside — See: FALL BY THE WAYSIDE …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • by the wayside — See: FALL BY THE WAYSIDE …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • by\ the\ wayside — See: fall by the wayside …   Словарь американских идиом

  • fall by the wayside — verb give up in the face of defeat of lacking hope; admit defeat In the second round, the challenger gave up • Syn: ↑drop out, ↑give up, ↑drop by the wayside, ↑throw in, ↑throw in the towel, ↑quit, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • fall by the wayside — also[drop by the wayside] {v. phr.} To give up or fail before the finish. * /The boys tried to make a 50 mile hike, but most of them fell by the wayside./ * /George, Harry, and John entered college to become teachers, but Harry and John fell by… …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • fall by the wayside — also[drop by the wayside] {v. phr.} To give up or fail before the finish. * /The boys tried to make a 50 mile hike, but most of them fell by the wayside./ * /George, Harry, and John entered college to become teachers, but Harry and John fell by… …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • drop by the wayside — See: FALL BY THE WAYSIDE …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • drop by the wayside — See: FALL BY THE WAYSIDE …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • drop\ by\ the\ wayside — • fall by the wayside • drop by the wayside v. phr. To give up or fail before the finish. The boys tried to make a 50 mile hike, but most of them fell by the wayside. George, Harry, and John entered college to become teachers, but Harry and John… …   Словарь американских идиом

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