miss out on
phrasal to lose a good opportunity for <
missed out on a better job
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New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • miss out — v. (D; intr.) to miss out on (to miss out on a profitable deal) * * * [ mɪs aʊt] (D; intr.) to miss out on (to miss out on a profitable deal) …   Combinatory dictionary

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  • miss out — {v.}, {informal} To fail; lose or not take a good chance; miss something good. * /Jim s mother told him he missed out on a chance to go fishing with his father because he came home late./ * /You missed out by not coming with us; we had a great… …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • miss out — {v.}, {informal} To fail; lose or not take a good chance; miss something good. * /Jim s mother told him he missed out on a chance to go fishing with his father because he came home late./ * /You missed out by not coming with us; we had a great… …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • miss the boat — also[miss the bus] {v. phr.}, {informal} To fail through slowness; to put something off until too late; do the wrong thing and lose the chance. * /Mr. Brown missed the boat when he decided not to buy the house./ * /In college he didn t study… …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • miss the boat — also[miss the bus] {v. phr.}, {informal} To fail through slowness; to put something off until too late; do the wrong thing and lose the chance. * /Mr. Brown missed the boat when he decided not to buy the house./ * /In college he didn t study… …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • miss — miss1 W2S1 [mıs] v ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1¦(not do something/fail to do something)¦ 2¦(not hit/catch)¦ 3¦(feel sad about somebody)¦ 4¦(feel sad about something)¦ 5¦(too late)¦ 6 miss a chance/opportunity 7¦(not see/hear)¦ 8 miss the point 9 something is not to …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • miss — miss1 [ mıs ] verb *** ▸ 1 not reach ▸ 2 not be present at ▸ 3 be too late for ▸ 4 not hear/understand ▸ 5 opportunity/chance ▸ 6 avoid something bad ▸ 7 feel sad about ▸ 8 no longer have something ▸ 9 car engine ▸ 10 not have period ▸ + PHRASES… …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • miss — miss1 missable, adj. /mis/, v.t. 1. to fail to hit or strike: to miss a target. 2. to fail to encounter, meet, catch, etc.: to miss a train. 3. to fail to take advantage of: to miss a chance. 4. to fail to be present at or for: to miss a day of… …   Universalium

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