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  • as inmiscalculate
  • as inmisjudge
  • as inmisestimate
  • as inmisreckon

synonyms for miss by a mile

  • err
  • misconstrue
  • misinterpret
  • misjudge
  • misread
  • misunderstand
  • overestimate
  • overrate
  • overvalue
  • underestimate
  • undervalue
  • blow
  • blunder
  • discount
  • disregard
  • miscount
  • overlook
  • stumble
  • underrate
  • drop the ball
  • get signals crossed
  • get wrong
  • go wrong
  • mess up
  • misreckon
  • mix up
  • slip up
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antonyms for miss by a mile

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  • get
  • perceive
  • understand
  • attend
  • pay attention
  • regard
  • respect
  • succeed
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    How to use miss by a mile in a sentence

    What need to look to right or left when you are swallowing up free mile after mile of dizzying road?
    THE JOYOUS ADVENTURES OF ARISTIDE PUJOLWILLIAM J. LOCKE
    But Lucy had noted, out of the corner of her watchful eye, the arrival of Miss Grains, indignant and perspiring.
    THE PIT TOWN CORONET, VOLUME I (OF 3)CHARLES JAMES WILLS
    But with all her advantages Miss Solomonson failed with the old lord, and she abuses him to this day.
    THE PIT TOWN CORONET, VOLUME I (OF 3)CHARLES JAMES WILLS
    The strains of the syren at last woke her uncle, and brought back Miss Hood, who suggested that it was late.
    THE PIT TOWN CORONET, VOLUME I (OF 3)CHARLES JAMES WILLS
    All along the highways and by-paths of our literature we encounter much that pertains to this "queen of plants."
    TOBACCO; ITS HISTORY, VARIETIES, CULTURE, MANUFACTURE AND COMMERCEE. R. BILLINGS.
    Now-a-days it is the bankrupt who flouts, and his too confiding creditors who are jeered and laughed at.
    GLANCES AT EUROPEHORACE GREELEY
    He, with others, thinking the miss-sahib had gone to church, was smoking the hookah of gossip in a neighboring compound.
    THE RED YEARLOUIS TRACY
    Miss Christabel blushed furiously and emitted a sound half between a laugh and a scream.
    THE JOYOUS ADVENTURES OF ARISTIDE PUJOLWILLIAM J. LOCKE
    General Santa Anna is within a mile of us with fifteen hundred men.
    BLACKWOOD'S EDINBURGH MAGAZINE, NO. CCCXXXIX. JANUARY, 1844. VOL. LV.VARIOUS
    Miss Smith immediately rises from the table, puts up her dear little mouth to her papa to be kissed.
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