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The plane missed the runway in the rain.
He aimed a kick at it and missed.
We were late and missed the first part of the concert.
I had to miss a week of school.
We must have missed each other by about an hour.
I wouldn’t miss the annual Christmas party for the world.
I’ve got a meeting and I don’t want to miss the train.
If you don’t go now you’ll miss the post.
I missed most of what she said.
He caught most of the mistakes but missed a few.
Sue had missed the point entirely.
The house is next to the station – you can’t miss it.
She realized she had missed an opportunity to speak to Brian.
He seemed unaware of the great chance that he had missed.
If I leave at eight, I miss the traffic.
The accused man narrowly missed a prison sentence.
He was a tower of strength, and we miss him enormously.
This is the British English definition of miss. View American English definition of miss.