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not know what (one is) missing
To fail to realize how great something is because one refuses to try or participate in it. This movie is really interesting—you kids don't know what you're missing! A: "I've always been too nervous to try skydiving." B: "You don't know what you're missing. It's the thrill of a lifetime!"
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not know what you’re ˈmissingnot realize how good, amusing, interesting, etc. something is because you have never tried it: ‘I’m not really interested in snowboarding.’ ‘Oh, you should give it a try. You don’t know what you’re missing.’
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