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Fall by the wayside   /fɔl baɪ ðə wˈeɪsˌaɪd/   Listen
Fall by the wayside

verb
1.
Give up in the face of defeat of lacking hope; admit defeat.  Synonyms: chuck up the sponge, drop by the wayside, drop out, give up, quit, throw in, throw in the towel.






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"Fall by the wayside" Quotes from Famous Books



... much better to start for nowhere and get there than to start for somewhere and fall by the wayside. Just keep going, and the machine will carry ...
— Two Thousand Miles On An Automobile • Arthur Jerome Eddy



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