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  • as inmistake
  • as inmiscarry
  • as infail

synonyms for miss the boat

  • confuse
  • miscalculate
  • misconstrue
  • misinterpret
  • misjudge
  • misread
  • overestimate
  • overlook
  • underestimate
  • addle
  • blunder
  • botch
  • bungle
  • confound
  • err
  • fail
  • goof
  • jumble
  • lapse
  • misapprehend
  • misconceive
  • miscount
  • miss
  • omit
  • slip
  • snarl
  • tangle
  • be off the mark
  • be wrong
  • deceive oneself
  • get wrong
  • have wrong impression
  • make a mess
  • misdeem
  • misknow
  • not know
  • put foot in
  • slip up
  • take for
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antonyms for miss the boat

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  • understand
  • accomplish
  • achieve
  • clear up
  • correct
  • do well
  • fix
  • succeed
  • be sure
  • comprehend
  • interpret
  • perceive
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How to use miss the boat in a sentence

But Lucy had noted, out of the corner of her watchful eye, the arrival of Miss Grains, indignant and perspiring.
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But with all her advantages Miss Solomonson failed with the old lord, and she abuses him to this day.
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The strains of the syren at last woke her uncle, and brought back Miss Hood, who suggested that it was late.
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Sleek finds it far harder work than fortune-making; but he pursues his Will-o'-the-Wisp with untiring energy.
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He, with others, thinking the miss-sahib had gone to church, was smoking the hookah of gossip in a neighboring compound.
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Miss Christabel blushed furiously and emitted a sound half between a laugh and a scream.
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Hoosier hurried on board the boat, and followed Dick's instructions to the letter.
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Miss Smith immediately rises from the table, puts up her dear little mouth to her papa to be kissed.
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"It's always the way with them," sighed Miss Grains, who suffered from a complication of romantic tendency and very tight stays.
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But, as the keel of the boats touched bottom, each boat-load dashed into the water and then into the enemy's fire.
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