Miss the sea???

Posted by James Briggs on March 07, 2003

In Reply to: Miss the sea??? posted by Mahesh on March 07, 2003

: Hi
: can someone please tell me the meaning of "Miss the sea"?
: Thanks in advance,
: - mahesh

It depends on the context, but it could be that someone who was raised by the sea and now lives inland could say "I miss the sea".
In this example 'miss' means to 'suffer from the absense of something' and not the sense of 'not hitting a target'.