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wayside

a. the side or edge of a road
b. situated by the wayside
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You're just going to have to decide on your own or come out on your own, and develop that toughness or fall by the wayside,' he said.
Today, their only 'crime' is due to a serious lack of government funding year after year, causing valuable nursing posts to fall by the wayside, and those staff hanging on in, having to work with outdated equipment.
If there is a practice that should fall by the wayside it should be intinction (dipping the wafer into the wine).
Only 21 of the 32 seeds had made it through to this stage last year, while a further 10 were to fall by the wayside in trying to reach round three.
I beg of you, please publish an article on this in every issue and don't let it fall by the wayside.
NEW sitcoms fall by the wayside more often than they become hits.
With the board's authority over budget issues being stripped by Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa's Assembly Bill 1381, board members are concerned that significant funding will fall by the wayside.
Soon after the transformation she discovered she was pregnant - but she's determined not to let her new regime fall by the wayside.
In our lifetime, we have seen many deserving magazines that served black audiences, as well as massmarket magazines with deeper pockets, fall by the wayside.
A report titled Broken Promises: The Stalled Agenda for American Small Business, put out by the House Small Business Committee Democrats, examines legislation regarding federal contracting, business growth and development, costs related to health care, pensions and taxes, and other issues that they believe Republicans have allowed to fall by the wayside.
While the subject of last issue's cover story, the possibility of war with Iraq, continues to be a focus of media attention and public discussion, major ongoing peacetime concerns shouldn't be allowed to fall by the wayside.