fall between the cracks

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Verb[edit]

fall between the cracks

  1. (idiomatic) To wind up in an unexpected situation which is, inadvertently, invisible to or not handled by whatever process one had hoped to be subject to; to be overlooked.
    I submitted my application for student finance months ago, but haven't heard back. I think I've fallen between the cracks.

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