miss out on


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miss out on

Lose a chance for, fail to achieve, as in Ruth came late to the party and missed out on all the fun, or Trudy missed out on the promotion. [First half of 1900s] Also see lose out, def. 2.
See also: miss, on, out

miss out on

To lose a chance for: missed out on the promotion.
See also: miss, on, out