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lost in the shuffle

US and Australian English
If something or someone gets lost in the shuffle, that thing or person does not get the attention they deserve: Refugee children in the big camps just get lost in the shuffle and are sometimes left without food.
Translations of “lost in the shuffle”
in Chinese (Traditional) 未得到應有的重視, 被忽視…
in Chinese (Simplified) 未得到应有的重视, 被忽视…
(Definition of lost in the shuffle from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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