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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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RUGBY residents who would like to enrol at Rugby College but think they may have missed the boat are invited to attend a "Second Thoughts" evening.
By failing to find anything of value in the appropriation of images, in experimentation with the scale and presentation of photographs, in multimedia installations that relied upon photographic images, in speculating on the difference between pictures and photographs, MoMA's photography department, and timid photography departments across the country that followed MoMA's lead, missed the boat.
It would have made a terrific billion-dollar Golden Fleece [Award] but I missed the boat.
KIWIS hero Peter Fulton was left to flag down a taxi after his maiden Test hundred - even though it was England who missed the boat.
Once, we had a dog who missed the boat, and the ferryman shouted: "Let him swim across.
He added: "I may have missed the boat in the summer but I am still very young and, hopefully, another chance will come along.
But I'm afraid you've almost certainly missed the boat.
They missed the boat on half the population,'' said Goldberg, founder of Total Heart Care in New York.
We spent an enjoyable evening at the quay but as boat did not move from her moorings it appears we missed the boat that night.
Hopefully, I'll meet someone, but if I've missed the boat, then I've missed the boat.
Aside from using e-mail five years before the Web was invented, Andrew Bowser says he's missed the boat on every technology IPO of approximately the last century, and "yearns for the days when exploring the Net meant spending dateless Friday nights geeking out on a text-only green-screen terminal in a fluorescently-lit corner of the university student center basement.
England were relieved to get a point against Ukraine, Scotland missed the boat twice at Hampden Park, and Northern Ireland somehow managed only to draw at home with Luxembourg.