Translation of "miss" - English-Japanese dictionary

miss

verb uk /mɪs/ us /mɪs/

A2 to feel sad about someone or something that you have stopped seeing or having

(人、もの)が(い)なくて寂しい
I’ll miss you when you go.
He misses having a room of his own.

A2 to not go to something

(授業などに)出席しない
I missed my class this morning.

A2 to arrive too late to get on a bus, train, or plane

(乗り物などに)乗り遅れる
If I don’t leave now, I’ll miss my train.

B1 to not see or hear something

~を聞きそこなう, ~を見落とす
Sorry, I missed that – could you repeat it please?

B1 to avoid doing or experiencing something

~を避ける
You should leave early if you want to miss the traffic.
miss a chance/an opportunity

B1 to not use an opportunity to do something

機会を失う
She missed the chance to speak to him.

to fail to hit or catch something, or to fail to score a goal

(狙ったもの)をはずす
The bomb missed its target.
It should have been an easy shot, but he missed.

to fail to do something at the correct time or to be too late to do something or see something or someone

~に間に合わない
I must finish this letter or I’ll miss the post.
I have to finish this paper or I’ll miss the deadline.
I was sorry I missed you at Pat’s party – I must have arrived after you left.
miss the point

to not understand something correctly

(話の)ポイントを理解していない
He seems to be missing the point completely.
noun uk /mɪs/ us /mɪs/

A1 a title for a girl or woman who is not married

~さん(独身女性の姓、姓名の前につける)
Miss Olivia Allenby
Tell Miss Russell I’m here.
Excuse me Miss, can I help you?

(Translation of “miss” from the Cambridge English–Japanese Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)