Miss is used after these nouns: ↑penalty
1 not hit/catch/reach sth
barely, just, narrowly, nearly

The plane crashed, narrowly missing a hotel.


The bullet somehow missed his heart.


She attempted to hit the ball but missed badly.


The bullet missed his head by only a few inches.

2 not hear/see/understand

He completely missed the point of what I was saying.


The station is just down this road on the left. You can't miss it.

3 feel sad because sb is not with you
badly, dearly, desperately, dreadfully (esp. BrE), a lot, really, terribly, truly, very much

Your father misses you terribly.

I still miss her a lot.

We really miss you!

be greatly missed, be sadly missed, be sorely missed

Anne will be sadly missed by all who knew her.

Miss is used with these nouns as the subject: ↑arrow, ↑bullet, ↑missile, ↑shot
Miss is used with these nouns as the object: ↑appointment, ↑ball, ↑boat, ↑bus, ↑call, ↑catch, ↑chance, ↑class, ↑clue, ↑connection, ↑corner, ↑cue, ↑curfew, ↑deadline, ↑episode, ↑essence, ↑flight, ↑footing, ↑joke, ↑lecture, ↑lesson, ↑line, ↑luxury, ↑mark, ↑meet, ↑opportunity, ↑penalty, ↑period, ↑pitch, ↑plane, ↑point, ↑session, ↑shot, ↑sign, ↑smash, ↑stop, ↑tackle, ↑target, ↑thing, ↑train, ↑tram, ↑turn, ↑turn-off, ↑turning, ↑tutorial, ↑vocation, ↑workout

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