Meaning of “miss the mark” in the English Dictionary

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miss the mark

to fail to achieve the result that was intended:

Her speech missed the mark and failed to generate the public support she had been hoping for.

(Definition of “miss the mark” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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