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not miss much

To be exceptionally alert to what is going on around one. Despite the boss's rather hands-off approach to managing the team, she doesn't miss much of what goes on around the office.
See also: miss, much, not
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not miss much

 and not miss a thing 
1. Inf. not to miss observing any part of what is going on. (Usually with do as in the examples.) Ted doesn't miss much. He is very alert. The puppy doesn't miss a thing. He sees every move you make.
2. Inf. not to miss experiencing something that really was not worth experiencing anyway. (Usually with do as in the examples.) I missed the big sales meeting last week, but I understand I didn't miss much. Bill: I didn't see that new movie that is showing at the theater. Tom: You didn't miss much; it was pretty bad.
See also: miss, much, not
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

miss much

see under not miss a trick.
See also: miss, much
The American Heritage® Dictionary of Idioms by Christine Ammer. Copyright © 2003, 1997 by The Christine Ammer 1992 Trust. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

not miss much

be alert to or aware of everything that is happening around you. informal
See also: miss, much, not
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