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Chinese (Traditional) translation of “miss”


verb [T] (NOT DO)
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 exam because my bus was late.
Often I miss (= do not eat) breakfast and have an early lunch instead.
You should leave early if you want to miss the rush hour.
[+ -ing verb] I only just missed being run over by a bus this morning.
Avoiding actionLaziness and lazy people
to arrive too late to get on a bus, train or aircraft
You'll miss your train if you don't hurry up.
to not go to something
You'll fall behind in your studies if you keep missing school.
I'm trying to find an excuse for missing the office party.
to not see or hear something or someone
I missed the beginning of the film.
Her latest movie is too good to miss (= It certainly should be seen).
I was sorry I missed you at Pat's party - I must have arrived after you left.
to not notice someone or something
You don't miss much, do you? Nobody else noticed that mistake.
My office is first on the right with a bright red door. You can't miss it (= It is very easy to find).
Forgetting and forgetfulness
(Definition of miss verb (NOT DO) from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Traditional) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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