Miss a target

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Definition

to miss a target (by 10 feet): to hit a place (10 feet) away from the target, (10 feet) from where one was aiming
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to miss (a train) by (2 minutes): to be (2 minutes) late for (a train)
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Examples

  • "Unfortunately, you missed the deadline by 1 minute and 5 seconds."

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