go by the board
- . to be in disuse, neglected, or lost ⇒
in these days courtesy goes by the board
Example Sentences Including 'go by the board'
But though her Tibetan and meditation often go by the board , she is still set on her plan.
If Armagh beat Donegal tomorrow the support for Tyrone will go by the board.
Belfast Telegraph (2003)
Let the Galapagos melt, and the etiquette of scientific inquiry go by the board , as long as they can dish the fundamentalists!
Glasgow Herald (2002)
Regulations prescribing how and when the baton may be used go by the board.
Irish Times (2002)
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