Fall by the wayside 半途而廢

Have you ever stopped doing something midway through? Have you ever given up on an idea? Learn this phrase.
This phrase teaches you how to say 'stop doing something' midway through

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今日片語

這個表達可用來描述人或事物。在描述人時,“fall by the wayside” 形容一個人半途而廢,沒能完成某件事;在描述事物時,形容事物被擱置、放棄,或人們不再使用它了。

例句

I was really keen on going camping this summer, but that idea has fallen by the wayside.
我原本非常想今年夏天去野營,但這個想法被擱置了。

Lots of new businesses started up, but most of them have now fallen by the wayside.
當時展開了很多新業務,但現在大多數都已經不再做了。

She kept up with people at the start of the race, but then started to fall by the wayside after a few kilometres.
在比賽一開始的時候,她緊跟第一方陣,但在幾公里後,她就被甩在後面了。