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To fail to take advantage of an opportunity; to overlook or be too late to pursue an option or course of action.

The price discount ended yesterday and I just missed the boat on a great deal.

Additional definitions for 'miss the boat':

miss the boatTo miss out (on something); to be ignorant (of something).
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