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miss

verb /mis/
to fail to hit, catch etc
fallar, errar
The arrow missed the target.
to fail to arrive in time for
perder
He missed the 8 o’clock train.
to fail to take advantage of
perder
You’ve missed your opportunity.
to feel sad because of the absence of
lamentar, sentir
You’ll miss your friends when you go to live abroad.
to notice the absence of
echar de menos, añorar
I didn’t miss my purse till several hours after I’d dropped it.
to fail to hear or see
perderse
He missed what you said because he wasn’t listening.
to fail to go to
no asistir, faltar
I’ll have to miss my lesson next week, as I’m going to the dentist.
to fail to meet
perder
We missed you in the crowd.
to avoid
evitar
The thief only just missed being caught by the police.
(of an engine) to misfire.
fallar
missing adjective not in the usual place or not able to be found
perdido, extraviado, desaparecido
The child has been missing since Tuesday I’ve found those missing papers.
go missing to be lost
desaparecer
A group of climbers has gone missing in the Himalayas.
miss out phrasal verb to omit or fail to include
saltarse, omitir
I missed her out (of the list) because she was away on holiday.
(often with on) to be left out of something
perderse algo
George missed out (on all the fun) because of his broken leg.
miss the boat to be left behind, miss an opportunity etc
perder el tren, perder la ocasión
I meant to send her a birthday card, but I missed the boat – her birthday was last week.
(Definition of miss from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)
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