give something a miss Brit.

give something a miss Brit.
give something a miss Brit.
decide not to do or have something.

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  • give something a miss — ► give something a miss Brit. informal decide not to do or have something. Main Entry: ↑miss …   English terms dictionary

  • give something a miss — informal phrase to decide not to do something that you usually do I think I’ll give my art class a miss this week. Thesaurus: to not act, or to not do somethingsynonym Main entry: miss * * * Brit …   Useful english dictionary

  • miss — miss1 verb 1》 fail to hit, reach, or come into contact with. 2》 fail to notice, hear, or understand.     ↘fail to attend, watch, or participate in.     ↘be too late to catch (a passenger vehicle).     ↘avoid or escape. 3》 (miss someone/something… …   English new terms dictionary

  • give a miss — give (something) a miss chiefly Brit informal : to choose not to do (something) or go (somewhere) I had so much else to do that I decided to give the party a miss. • • • Main Entry: ↑miss …   Useful english dictionary

  • miss — I [[t]mɪ̱s[/t]] USED AS A TITLE OR A FORM OF ADDRESS ♦ Miss Misses (Please look at category 5 to see if the expression you are looking for is shown under another headword.) 1) N TITLE You use Miss in front of the name of a girl or unmarried woman …   English dictionary

  • miss someone/something out — LEAVE OUT, exclude, miss (off), fail to mention, pass over, skip; Brit. informal give something a miss. → miss …   Useful english dictionary

  • dispense with — verb 1. give up what is not strictly needed (Freq. 1) he asked if they could spare one of their horses to speed his journey • Syn: ↑spare, ↑give up, ↑part with • Hypernyms: ↑give …   Useful english dictionary

  • dispense with — 1) let s dispense with the formalities Syn: waive, omit, drop, leave out, forgo, do away with; informal give something a miss 2) he dispensed with his crutches Syn: get rid of, throw away/out, dispose of, discard; i …   Synonyms and antonyms dictionary

  • football — /foot bawl /, n. 1. a game in which two opposing teams of 11 players each defend goals at opposite ends of a field having goal posts at each end, with points being scored chiefly by carrying the ball across the opponent s goal line and by place… …   Universalium

  • Glossary of cue sports terms — The following is a glossary of traditional English language terms used in the three overarching cue sports disciplines: carom (or carambole) billiards referring to the various carom games played on a billiard table without pockets; pool (pocket… …   Wikipedia

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