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wayside

a. the side or edge of a road
b. situated by the wayside
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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.
The right-hander faced 201 balls for his 77 as he watched his various partners fall by the wayside.
Partick Thistle were first to fall by the wayside when they heard his wage demands.
Now there are new heroes, some of whom will fall by the wayside and be forgotten by this time next year, others will be snapped up by European clubs for over-inflated transfer fees where they will probably fall by the wayside and be forgotten by this time next year.
First introduced in the early 1950s, tape storage over the years has been expected to fall by the wayside with the introduction of competing storage technologies.
Given the waning chic of his brand of cerebral gaming, it will be interesting to see which of Prince's paintings fall by the wayside and which hold up.
For commercial and industrial companies that already compete for investor capital, increasingly stringent market requirements are old news; companies that fall by the wayside fending off tougher competition are the stuff of finance texts.