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Related to missing the boat: in the same boat, come to terms, give a shot, in droves, same old same old, worse for wear

miss

(Long for), verb desiderate, desire, pine for, reeret the loss

miss

(Overlook), verb disregard, fail to accomplish, fail to attain, fail to catch, fail to hear, fail to perform, fail to reeeive, fail to see, fail to understand, fall short, gloss over, go amiss, go astray, ignore, lack, let slip, let the moment pass, lose, lose an opportunity, miscarry, miscue, misfire, miss a chance, miss the mark, not succeed, omit, overlook, prove unsuccessful, skip
See also: disregard, fail, ignore, lack, lose, miscue, need, neglect, omit, overlook, pretermit, require
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Outgoing Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer said Thursday his biggest regret is missing the boat on smartphones -- but he said the software giant should not admit defeat just yet.
Unless you work all three in an integrated fashion, you're missing the boat.
Yet given that prices of some VoIP stocks have risen over +100% since the New Year, he also understands that it's easy to get overanxious about missing the boat.
The comments that things are better at Wal-Mart (NYSE:WMT) because their same-store comp gains are near the high end of expectations are also missing the boat.
Missing the boat in some of the most visible categories is a closely held Grammy tradition.