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out of sight, out of mind

saying
said to emphasize that when something or someone cannot be seen, it is easy to forget it, him, or her
(Definition of out of sight, out of mind from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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out of sight, out of mind

not able to be seen, and so not thought about: Problems in remote places can be out of sight, out of mind for many people.
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