miss out on something

miss out on something
miss out (on (something)) to fail to use or enjoy an opportunity.

Other people my age are married and have families, and I am beginning to feel I am missing out.

We missed out on a chance to get a cheaper mortgage.


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  • miss out (on something) — ˌmiss ˈout (on sth) derived to fail to benefit from sth useful or enjoyable by not taking part in it • Of course I m coming I don t want to miss out on all the fun! Main entry: ↑missderived …   Useful english dictionary

  • miss out on — miss out (on (something)) to fail to use or enjoy an opportunity. Other people my age are married and have families, and I am beginning to feel I am missing out. We missed out on a chance to get a cheaper mortgage …   New idioms dictionary

  • miss out — (on (something)) to fail to use or enjoy an opportunity. Other people my age are married and have families, and I am beginning to feel I am missing out. We missed out on a chance to get a cheaper mortgage …   New idioms dictionary

  • miss out — 1) PHRASAL VERB If you miss out on something that would be enjoyable or useful to you, you are not involved in it or do not take part in it. [V P on n] We re missing out on a tremendous opportunity... [V P] Well, I m glad you could make it. I… …   English dictionary

  • miss out — phrasal verb Word forms miss out : present tense I/you/we/they miss out he/she/it misses out present participle missing out past tense missed out past participle missed out 1) [intransitive] to lose an opportunity to do or have something We will… …   English dictionary

  • ˌmiss ˈout — phrasal verb to lose an opportunity to do or have something We will be repeating the questions later, so you won t miss out.[/ex] Come with us or you ll miss out on all the fun.[/ex] …   Dictionary for writing and speaking English

  • miss out — {v.}, {informal} To fail; lose or not take a good chance; miss something good. * /Jim s mother told him he missed out on a chance to go fishing with his father because he came home late./ * /You missed out by not coming with us; we had a great… …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • miss out — {v.}, {informal} To fail; lose or not take a good chance; miss something good. * /Jim s mother told him he missed out on a chance to go fishing with his father because he came home late./ * /You missed out by not coming with us; we had a great… …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • miss\ out — v informal To fail; lose or not take a good chance; miss something good. Jim s mother told him he missed out on a chance to go fishing with his father because he came home late. You missed out by not coming with us; we had a great time. Compare:… …   Словарь американских идиом

  • miss the boat — also[miss the bus] {v. phr.}, {informal} To fail through slowness; to put something off until too late; do the wrong thing and lose the chance. * /Mr. Brown missed the boat when he decided not to buy the house./ * /In college he didn t study… …   Dictionary of American idioms

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