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English definition of “miss the mark”

miss the mark

to fail to achieve the result that was intended : Her speech missed the mark and failed to generate the public support she had been hoping for.Failing and doing badly Grammar:MissWe use miss as a verb to mean ‘not hit or reach something’:
(Definition of miss the mark from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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