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miss the boat

To miss out (on something); to be ignorant (of something).

Tomorrow morning at ten o'clock, Walmart is giving away one hundred mini-melons the size of a bowling ball.
If you want one Don't miss the boat!

Submitted by WerterBuch on June 21, 2015

Additional definitions for 'miss the boat':

miss the boatTo fail to take advantage of an opportunity; to overlook or be too late to pursue an option or course of action.
Miss the BoatTo blow your chance, slow to act, to miss out on the chance
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