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Definición de “miss the boat” en inglés

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miss the boat

C2 to lose an opportunity to do something by being slow to act: There were tickets available last week, but he missed the boat by waiting till today to try to buy some.
(Definition of miss the boat from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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