under the radar


: not getting attention : unnoticed
He tried to stay under the radar as he went about his business.

Examples of under the radar in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Chilean director Sebastián Lelio has revealed details of his new film, The Wave, a Spanish-language production the director of The Wonder and A Fantastic Woman has shot under the radar in Chile over the past nine weeks. Scott Roxborough, The Hollywood Reporter, 10 Apr. 2024 Xuande, who has flown under the radar in shows like Netflix’s live-action Cowboy Bebop and Last King of the Cross on Paramount+, gives just the chameleonic performance that the character calls for, charismatic but opaque and always a bit remote. Judy Berman, TIME, 10 Apr. 2024 Milwaukee flies so under the radar with food and beverage. Kristine M. Kierzek, Journal Sentinel, 5 Apr. 2024 The project, which at the time largely flew under the radar, had considerable support, architectural renderings and a site. Michael Smolens, San Diego Union-Tribune, 5 Apr. 2024 While not exactly under the radar, Yosemite National Park was named the most popular national park in the United States, according to Google. Alison Fox, Travel + Leisure, 4 Apr. 2024 The transaction for the Indian Creek Island home was off-market, Bloomberg reports, meaning it was sold under the radar and the owner didn’t want the purchase made public. Madeleine Marr, Miami Herald, 3 Apr. 2024 Since its founding in 2009, Sixth Street has largely remained under the radar except for among those who make a living on Wall Street. Luisa Beltran, Fortune, 2 Apr. 2024 Despite the high stakes, the primary flew under the radar for months. USA TODAY, 18 Mar. 2024

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“Under the radar.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/under%20the%20radar. Accessed 25 Apr. 2024.

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