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Meaning of “miss the mark” in the English Dictionary

"miss the mark" in British English

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miss the mark

to ​fail to ​achieve the ​result that was ​intended: Her ​speechmissed the ​mark and ​failed to ​generate the ​publicsupport she had been ​hoping for.
(Definition of miss the mark from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “miss the mark”
in Chinese (Simplified) 没达到目的, 没成功…
in Chinese (Traditional) 沒達到目的, 沒成功…
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