Student or Learner
Would you be kind enough to give me your considered opinion concerning the interpretation of the expression in bold in the following sentences?
David Garrard drives into the background
The game objective is to slice threw scrolls that are tossed in the air and throw shuriken stars at moving objects in the background.
“We’re investigating a murder,” the judge reprimanded. “Your personal feelings are to relegated to the background, sir. You’re a witness.” (E. S. Gardner, “The Case of the Musical Cow”)
There were obligations, she thought, which bound Morris to her, he could not forget, although they might be pushed into the background of his consciousness for a time. (K. S. Prichard, “The Roaring Nineties”)
drive into the background = throw in the background = relegate to the background = push/put into the background = stand/remain in the background