miss out
transitive verb Date: 1855 British to leave out ; omit

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • miss out — (on (something)) to fail to use or enjoy an opportunity. Other people my age are married and have families, and I am beginning to feel I am missing out. We missed out on a chance to get a cheaper mortgage …   New idioms dictionary

  • miss out — phrasal verb Word forms miss out : present tense I/you/we/they miss out he/she/it misses out present participle missing out past tense missed out past participle missed out 1) [intransitive] to lose an opportunity to do or have something We will… …   English dictionary

  • miss out — 1) PHRASAL VERB If you miss out on something that would be enjoyable or useful to you, you are not involved in it or do not take part in it. [V P on n] We re missing out on a tremendous opportunity... [V P] Well, I m glad you could make it. I… …   English dictionary

  • 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

  • ˌmiss ˈout — phrasal verb to lose an opportunity to do or have something We will be repeating the questions later, so you won t miss out.[/ex] Come with us or you ll miss out on all the fun.[/ex] …   Dictionary for writing and speaking English

  • 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\ 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 time. Compare:… …   Словарь американских идиом

  • miss out — verb To miss an experience or lose an opportunity, etc. that should not be missed. Anybody who does not try the homemade ice cream is really missing out …   Wiktionary

  • miss out — skip, omit, leave out …   English contemporary dictionary

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