Translation of "miss" - English-Traditional Chinese dictionary

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miss verb (NOT DO)

B1 [ T ] to fail to do or experience something, often something planned or expected, or to avoid doing or experiencing something

I missed the start of the class because my bus was late. 考試開始時我還沒有趕到,因為我搭的公車來遲了。
Often I miss (= do not eat) breakfast and have an early lunch instead. 我經常不吃早餐而早吃午餐。
You should leave early if you want to miss the rush hour. 如果你想避開高峰時間,就該早些出發。
[ + -ing verb ] I only just missed being run over by a bus this morning. 我今早差點被一輛公車撞倒。

A2 [ T ] to arrive too late to get on a bus, train, or aircraft

You'll miss your flight if you don't hurry up. 如果你不快點,會錯過火車的。

A2 [ T ] to not go to something

Students who miss a lot of school can find it hard to catch up. 如果你繼續缺課,會在學習上落後的。
I'm trying to find an excuse for missing the office party. 我正要找個不去辦公室聚會的藉口。

B1 [ T ] to not see or hear something or someone

I missed the beginning of the show. 我錯過了電影的開頭。
Her latest movie is too good to miss (= it certainly should be seen). 她最近的一部電影很棒,不容錯過。
I was sorry I missed you at Pat's party - I must have arrived after you left. 很遺憾沒有在派特的派對上看到你——我準是在你離開後才到的。

[ T ] to not notice someone or something

You don't miss much, do you? Nobody else noticed that mistake. 你真是明察秋毫,對吧?別人都沒有注意到那個錯誤。
My office is first on the right with a bright red door. You can't miss it (= it is very easy to find). 我的辦公室是右邊的第一間,有一扇鮮紅色的門。你不會找不到的。

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miss verb (FEEL SAD)

A2 [ T ] to feel sad that a person or thing is not present

I really missed her when she went away. 她離開的時候我非常想念她。
She will be sadly missed by all who knew her. 所有認識她的人都會很悲傷地懷念她的。
I still miss my old car. 我仍惦念著我的舊汽車。
What did you miss most about home when you were living in France? 你住在法國時最想念英格蘭的甚麼呢?
[ + -ing verb ] I haven't missed smoking like I expected to. 出乎我的預料,我並沒有老想著要抽煙。

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miss verb (NOT HIT)

B2 [ I or T ] to fail to hit something, or to avoid hitting something

The bullet missed his heart by a couple of centimetres. 子彈差幾釐米就擊中了他的心臟。
I swerved to avoid the other car and only just missed a tree. 我為避開另一輛車急忙轉向,差一點就撞到樹上。
He threw a book at me, but he/it missed. 他向我扔了一本書,但沒打中。

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miss verb (NOTICE)

[ T ] to notice that something is lost or absent

He didn't miss his wallet until the waiter brought the bill. 侍者送帳單來時,他才發覺丟了錢包。


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miss noun (NOT HIT)

[ C ] an occasion when something or someone fails to hit something or avoids hitting something

Well done! You scored eight hits and only two misses. 做得好!你八次擊中得分,只有兩次失誤。
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miss noun (NOT DO)

give sth a miss C1 UK informal

to avoid or not do something

We usually go to France in the summer, but we've decided to give it a miss this year. 我們通常夏天去法國,但今年我們決定不去了。
The restaurant's very good for fish, but I'd give their vegetarian options a miss. 這家餐廳的魚煮得很好,但他們的素菜我就不願意吃。

miss noun (GIRL)

[ C ] UK old-fashioned informal a girl or young woman, especially one who behaves rudely or shows no respect

You're a cheeky little miss! Apologize at once. 你這個女孩真沒禮貌!立刻道歉。


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A1 a title used before the family name or full name of a single woman who has no other title

Dr White will see you now, Miss Carter. 卡特小姐,懷特醫生現在就見你。
Miss Helena Lewis 海倫娜‧路易士小姐

[ as form of address ] mainly US or old-fashioned UK used as a form of address for a girl or young woman

Excuse me, Miss, you dropped this. 對不起,小姐,你能告訴我去車站怎麼走嗎?

[ as form of address ] UK sometimes used by children to address or refer to teachers who are women

Can I go to the toilet, Miss? 我能去廁所嗎,老師?

a title given to a woman who wins a beauty contest, combined with the name of the place that she represents

Miss India/UK 印度/英國小姐
the Miss World contest 世界小姐比賽

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(Translation of “miss” from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Traditional) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)