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English definition of “miss the mark”

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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.
Translations of “miss the mark”
in Chinese (Traditional) 沒達到目的, 沒成功…
in Chinese (Simplified) 没达到目的, 没成功…
(Definition of miss the mark from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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