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Miss the boat

Posted by Bob on November 29, 2005

In Reply to: Miss the boat posted by Rachel on November 29, 2005

: I need a definition and derivation of some sort for miss the boat. Any ideas?,

Boats have a schedule. Boats leave the dock. If you want to go on the boat, you must get there on time. If you are late, you miss the boat and will be disappointed. What is it you don't understand?