go the way of the dodo
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- (idiomatic) to go extinct or become obsolete; to fall out of common use or practice; to go out of the firsthand market; to become a thing of the past
- When HDTV catches on, NTSC will go the way of the dodo.
- Now that Blu-Ray has caught on, DVD has gone the way of the dodo.
- It's funny how the phrase "gone the way of the dodo" has gone the way of the dodo.