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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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It would have made a terrific billion-dollar Golden Fleece [Award] but I missed the boat.
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.
Once, we had a dog who missed the boat, and the ferryman shouted: "Let him swim across.
But after breaking his ankle days later on international duty, Joyce seemed to have missed the boat.
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.
From what I can tell, it seems to have missed the boat.
We've already missed the boat in regards to the Premiership and we cannot afford to fall even further behind financially.
He added: "I may have missed the boat in the summer but I am still very young and, hopefully, another chance will come along.