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  1. go by the wayside(Verb)

    To become obsolete or outmoded.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of go by the wayside in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of go by the wayside in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

Examples of go by the wayside in a Sentence

  1. James Deely:

    I grew up and was raised to respect the flag and the country it stands for. It is not something that you forget or let fall by the wayside.

  2. Bernie Sanders:

    We are not going to let them fall by the wayside.

  3. Melissa Blakeman:

    Activities like exercise and meditation are definitely helpful in keeping a positive attitude but they also help you think more clearly, when those habits fall by the wayside, I personally can tell that I get more mired in the details and I have a harder time finding a path through life's daily frustrations.

  4. W. B. Yeats:

    Let the minor genius go his light way and enjoy his life - the great nature cannot so live, he is never really in holiday mood, even though he often plucks flowers by the wayside and ties them into knots and garlands like little children and lays out on a sunny morning.

  5. Rachel Froggatt:

    The fear we had was that women's sport would go by the wayside as they concentrated on getting men's sport up and running, if women's sports gets put on the shelf and treated like they'll come back to it when they have the time and money again, then we are looking at a generational loss.

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