miss the mark (to)

miss the mark (to)
 Fail.
 ► “Environmental laws and rules, now 17 volumes of fine print, often seem to miss the mark or prove counterproductive.” (Across the Board, May 1995, p. 40)

American business jargon. 2014.

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  • miss the mark — index fail (lose) Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • miss the mark — hit/miss/the mark phrase to achieve/​not achieve the result that you intended Robin knew his comment had hit the mark. Thesaurus: to make a mistake, or to do something badlysynonym to succeed in doing somethingsynonym …   Useful english dictionary

  • miss the mark — Synonyms and related words: blunder, bungle, come short, err, fall down, fall short, foozle, go amiss, go astray, goof, miscarry, misfire, miss, miss out, miss stays, miss the boat, not bear inspection, not hack it, not make it, not measure up,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • miss the mark — verb a) To fail to hit the target This manifesto missed the mark and they failed to enlist peoples attention as they had hoped. b) To fail to reach the result that was intended …   Wiktionary

  • miss the mark — not hit the target, fall short of the goal …   English contemporary dictionary

  • miss the aim — miss the mark, not hit the target; miss the point, totally misunderstand the purpose (of something) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • miss the boat — Synonyms and related words: be behindhand, be late, be overdue, blow the chance, get up late, go amiss, go astray, keep everyone waiting, keep late hours, lose the chance, lose the opportunity, miscarry, misfire, miss, miss an opportunity, miss… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • miss its/the mark — to fail or be wrong Their estimates completely missed the mark. [=were not accurate] The ad campaign was supposed to appeal to young people but it missed the mark. see also ↑mark 7 (above), 1 • • • Main Entry: ↑mark miss its/the mark se …   Useful english dictionary

  • The Mark, Tom and Travis Show (The Enema Strikes Back!) — Live album by Blink 182 …   Wikipedia

  • The Mark, Tom, and Travis Show (The Enema Strikes Back!) — Live par Blink 182 Sortie 7 novembre 2000 Enregistrement 4 novembre 1999 Bill Graham Civic Auditorium San Francisco, 5 novembre 1999 Universal Amphitheatre Universal City …   Wikipédia en Français

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