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I never was really into comics as a child, and I think if you miss the boat when you're a kid, you don't necessarily pick up on it when you're an adult.
Victoria Pratt

Meaning of "miss the boat" in the English dictionary

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WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE MISS THE BOAT

miss
miss out
miss stays
miss the bus
miss the cut
Miss World
Miss.
missable
missal
missay
missee
misseem
missel thrush
missend
missense
misset
misshape
misshapen
misshapenly
misshapenness

WORDS THAT END LIKE MISS THE BOAT

banana boat
boat
canal boat
cargo boat
fishing boat
flat-bottomed boat
flying boat
gravy boat
in the same boat
jet boat
narrow boat
paddle boat
patrol boat
pilot boat
pleasure boat
PT boat
rock the boat
rowing boat
sailing boat
sauce boat
torpedo boat

Synonyms and antonyms of miss the boat in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

SYNONYMS OF «MISS THE BOAT»

The following words have a similar or identical meaning as «miss the boat» and belong to the same grammatical category.
synonyms of miss the boat

Translation of «miss the boat» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF MISS THE BOAT

Find out the translation of miss the boat to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of miss the boat from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «miss the boat» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

坐失良机
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

perder el tren
570 millions of speakers

English

miss the boat
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

नाव याद आती है
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

يغيب عن قارب
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

упустить шанс
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

perder o barco
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

নৌকা মিস
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

manquer le bateau
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Terlepas perahu
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

den Anschluss verpassen
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

チャンスを逃す
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

보트 를 그리워
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Kantun kapal
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

bỏ lỡ thuyền
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

படகு மிஸ்
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

नाव चुकली
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

Tekneyi kaçırmak
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

perdere la barca
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

przegap łodzi
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

упустити шанс
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

dor de barca
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

χάσει το πλοίο
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

mis die boot
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

missar båten
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

glipp av båten
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of miss the boat

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «MISS THE BOAT»

The term «miss the boat» is very widely used and occupies the 21.821 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about miss the boat

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QUOTES WITH «MISS THE BOAT»

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Victoria Pratt
I never was really into comics as a child, and I think if you miss the boat when you're a kid, you don't necessarily pick up on it when you're an adult.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «MISS THE BOAT»

Discover the use of miss the boat in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to miss the boat and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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Don't Miss the Boat: The Facts to Keep Your Faith Afloat
The Facts to Keep Your Faith Afloat Paul F. Taylor. ark. That would mean there would need to be 16,000 animals, the average size ofwhich (including dinosaurs) is about that ofa sheep. IfWoodmorappe were half wrong, there would need to be  ...
Paul F. Taylor, 2013
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EPA, Great Minds?, Great Lakes!, Lake Guardian, Don't Miss ...
... OF MINNESOTA GOVERNMENT PUBLICATIONS LIBRARY JAN 1 5 1998 U.S. DEPOSITORY PROPERTY U.S.G.P.O.D-295 Don't Miss the Boat with Environmental Education What's Inside: History Where Did the Great Lakes Come From?
United States. Environmental Protection Agency, 1998
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Transeurasian Verbal Morphology in a Comparative ...
Imperative: 2SG: késd le a hajótl 'miss the boat!', késsél le egy hajótl 'miss a boat', edd a halat! 'eat the fish!', egyél egy halat! 'eat a fish'. 2 Turkic and non-Turkic loan verbs in Hungarian Hungarian verbs of Ugric origin are joining either the -ik  ...
Lars Johanson, Martine Irma Robbeets, 2010
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The Wordsworth Dictionary of Idioms
hit-or-miss see hit. a miss is as good as a mile a saying, meaning that if one fails in something it makes no difference how close one came to succeeding. [The proverb originally was an inch of a miss is as good as a mile.] miss the boat/bus ( inf) ...
Elizabeth McLaren Kirkpatrick, C. M. Schwarz, 1993
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The Unofficial Guide to Cruises
Travel insurance is also your safety net if you miss the boat because of sickness, or because of bankruptcy of the cruise line. Missing the boat because of an airline strike is also usually covered by travel insurance, though the conditions for  ...
Kay Showker, 2010
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That's in the Bible?: Scripture's User-Friendly Impact on ...
Genesis 6:5—7:24 Today's Phrase: A recent ad in the local paper read, “Don't miss the boat on our super deals ... best prices of the year! Buy now! ” I was intrigued, but not by the ad. You see those types of pressure sales promotions every day ...
William D. Mayo, 2011
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Jeppesen's Advanced Sport Diver Manual
If you should miss the boat during drift diving, the current line is available so you can pull yourself back in. Most swimming methods already mentioned are not useful in strong currents of 2 to 8 knots. If you miss the line, inflate your BC and wait ...
Richard A. Clinchy, 1993
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Selling Cruises, Don't Miss the Boat
This book offers you easy to understand details on how to sell cruises most effectively.
Tom Ogg, Joanie Ogg, 2013
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...And the Clients Went Wild!: How Savvy Professionals Win ...
''Don't Miss the Boat'' is an extremely successful event strategy for giving clients a reason to immediately give you referrals. It is similar to a client appreciation event , but the only people invited are those clients that have referred others to your ...
Maribeth Kuzmeski, 2010
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Don't Miss the Boat: Cruising Through the Leisure Years
The book covers the authors' visits to forty-one ports in twenty-seven countries on five continents during a 109-day cruise aboard the Queen Elizabeth 2 from January to May 2006.
Janet G. Go, Perry McGinnis, 2007

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «MISS THE BOAT»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term miss the boat is used in the context of the following news items.
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Boulevard, Robin Williams' Last Film, Is an Emotionally Confused …
... there will continue to be individuals like Nolan who miss the boat, or who consciously choose not to get onboard for one reason or another. «Slate Magazine, Jul 15»
2
Online retail “rich with opportunity”: Federal MP Paul Fletcher
He left the retailers in the audience with encouragement, but also a warning: don't miss the boat. “The work you're doing in Australia's online ... «StartupSmart, Jul 15»
3
Michele Bachmann misses chance to swim with sharks in …
But in this effort, screenwriter Thunder Levin and director Anthony C. Ferrante miss the boat by spending more time destroying Washington, ... «Minneapolis Star Tribune, Jul 15»
4
A summer on Vashon brings many lessons
9. Strangers are one “hello” away from becoming friends. 10. Don't sweat the small stuff. If you miss the boat, another ferry is always on the way. «Vashon-Maury Island Beachcomber, Jul 15»
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Liverpool coaches impressed by Hill
“I learnt that the drills were for advanced players and if you were not able to catch on you would 'miss the boat',” Hill said. “The experience was ... «Royal Gazette, Jul 15»
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How Should We Approach Education's Digital Divide?
If we only solve for digital access, we'll continue to miss the boat. I'm curious about your ideas around how we can prioritize both goals, and ... «Bright, Jul 15»
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Reader Forum: External big data monetization – don't miss the boat
Due to the proliferation of mobile devices, higher demand for mobile data and increased competition, communications service providers are ... «RCR Wireless News, Jul 15»
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Empire Editorial: Thumbs up, Thumbs down for July 20, 2015
That means trollers are going to miss the boat when it comes to catching kings in an abundant year. Thumbs up to cleanup. It won't be coming ... «Juneau Empire, Jul 15»
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Peru can become an energy hub for the region, according to experts
Therefore, the State must play an important role and should not miss the boat on renewable energy technology, he suggested. "In the next 10 ... «Andina - Agencia Peruana de Noticias, Jul 15»
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Talk 'n' Shoot WWE Podcast: Seth Rollins Tops Brock Lesnar
Did WWE Creative miss the boat on this one? Check out the latest Talk 'n' Shoot Podcast where we expand out horizons and talk WWE ... «Get More Sports, Jul 15»

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