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miss much

see under not miss a trick
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  • She was wont to grace our halls, and we miss much her stately presence.

    Rienzi Edward Bulwer Lytton
  • Otherwise, he will miss much that is significant and characterizing in their actions.

    Dramatic Technique

    George Pierce Baker
  • "You don't seem to miss much," was Gaultier's sharp remark, pausing in his narrative to light a cigar.

  • But for him we should miss much of the strength and vigour that distinguishes the real from the false Botticelli.

    Six Centuries of Painting Randall Davies
  • Apparently I did not miss much of interest, for the station was one of the quietest and dullest I have ever seen.

    Meccania Owen Gregory
  • If you were in sight of his beaky nose and bold, black eyes, you were not likely to miss much of what was going on.

  • He who has found this "pearl of great price" can afford to miss much else in life and yet go on his way rejoicing.

  • We had several things stolen, and amongst other things a camp oven, which we miss much.

    Adventures in New Guinea James Chalmers
  • But, indeed, we should miss much of the biographic interest of the last two sonnets by detaching them from the two first.

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