not hit, catch, etc.
to fail to hit, catch, reach, etc. sth
How many goals has he missed this season?
The bullet missed her by about six inches.
She threw a plate at him and only narrowly missed .
She narrowly missed hitting him.
to fail to hear, see or notice sth
The hotel is the only white building on the road─ you can't miss it .
Don't miss next week's issue!
I missed her name.
Your mother will know who's moved in─she doesn't miss much .
to fail to understand sth
He completely missed the joke.
You're missing the point (= failing to understand the main part) of what I'm saying.
not be/go somewhere
to fail to be or go somewhere
She hasn't missed a game all year.
You missed a good party last night (= because you did not go) .
‘Are you coming to the school play?’ ‘ I wouldn't miss it for the world .’
not do sth
to fail to do sth
You can't afford to miss meals (= not eat meals) when you're in training.
to miss a turn (= to not play when it is your turn in a game)
to not take the opportunity to do sth
The sale prices were too good to miss .
It was an opportunity not to be missed .
to be or arrive too late for sth
If I don't leave now I'll miss my plane.
Sorry I'm late─have I missed anything?
‘Is Ann there?’ ‘You've just missed her (= she has just left) .’
to feel sad because you can no longer see sb or do sth that you like
She will be greatly missed when she leaves.
What did you miss most when you were in France?
I don't miss getting up at six every morning!
notice sth not there
to notice that sb/sth is not where they/it should be
When did you first miss the necklace?
We seem to be missing some students this morning.
avoid sth bad
to avoid sth unpleasant
If you go now you should miss the crowds.
He fell and just missed knocking the whole display over.
used to say that sb notices every opportunity to gain an advantage
to be unable to take advantage of sth because you are too late
If you don't buy now, you may find that you've missed the boat.
达到 / 没有达到目的；猜测正确 / 错误
to succeed/fail in achieving or guessing sth
He blushed furiously and Robyn knew she had hit the mark.
to fail to include sb/sth in sth
I'll just read through the form again to make sure I haven't missed anything out.
to fail to benefit from sth useful or enjoyable by not taking part in it
Of course I'm coming─I don't want to miss out on all the fun!
title/form of address
used before the family name, or the first and family name, of a woman who is not married, in order to speak or write to her politely
That's all, thank you, Miss Lipman.
a title given to the winner of a beauty contest in a particular country, town, etc.
the Miss World contest
used especially by men to address a young woman when they do not know her name
Will that be all, Miss?
used as a form of address by children in some schools to a woman teacher, whether she is married or not
Good morning, Miss!
a girl or young woman
not hit, catch, etc.
a failure to hit, catch or reach sth
He scored two goals and had another two near misses .
to decide not to do sth, eat sth, etc.
I think I'll give badminton a miss tonight.
there is no real difference between only just failing in sth and failing in it badly because the result is still the same
a failure to hit (or meet or find etc)
a young woman
- a young lady of 18
近义词: girl,missy,young lady,young woman,fille
leave undone or leave out
- How could I miss that typo?
- The workers on the conveyor belt miss one out of ten
近义词: neglect,pretermit,omit,drop,leave out,overlook,overleap
fail to experience
- Fortunately, I missed the hurricane
fail to reach
- The arrow missed the target
feel or suffer from the lack of
- He misses his mother
fail to reach or get to
- She missed her train
fail to perceive or to catch with the senses or the mind
- I missed that remark
- She missed his point
- We lost part of what he said
fail to attend an event or activity
- I missed the concert
- He missed school for a week
- This soup lacks salt
- There is something missing in my jewelry box!
- The child had been missing for a week