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miss an opportunity

This page is about the collocation miss an opportunity

collocation pattern: verb + noun

Meaning

to have an opportunity to do something, but fail to do it

For example

  • She doesn't give many concerts, so don't miss this opportunity to see her.

  • If I get an opportunity to meet the Queen, I'll make sure I don't miss it.

Note:
A similar collocation is "miss a chance"

Quick Quiz

You missed a great opportunity to

a. have a serious accident

b. buy an overpriced car

c. make a lot of money

Contributor: Matt Errey