There are 2 main translations of miss in Español

: miss1miss2

miss1

Pronunciación: /mɪs//mɪs/

verbo transitivo

  • 1

    (fail to hit)
    the bullet just missed him la bala le pasó rozando
    • the bullet just missed his shoulder la bala por poco le da en el hombro
    • the car only just missed him el coche por poco lo atropella
    • Most of his flyswatter punches missed their mark or were blocked.
    • As Henry went to leave the room, Jack reached for him but missed Henry's arm.
    • But unfortunately for him, the bomb missed the target and exploded on the street.
    • But one of our spies told us that our bombs seemed to be missing their targets a lot lately, more than he could account for.
    • For some reason the attackers in the south appear to be very poor shots, and seem mostly to miss the target, failing to inflict any real damage.
    • You were quite lucky it was deep enough to reach your heart but missed it entirely.
    • You know how the crowd gasps when a player misses an important putt?
    • His throwing of the ball is sensational and rarely misses the target intended.
    • She lashed out at him now, her arms and legs flailing wildly, her kicks and punches missing their target by a considerable margin.
    • She started throwing wild punches but missed every time as he maneuvered around them.
    • The enemy bombs missed the target and the naval base was saved.
    • Dale almost pulled a goal back on the hour when Kennedy took a wild swing at the back pass, missing it completely only for the ball to bobble wide to safety.
    • Post-action photos told the Japanese they had missed the American carriers, the weapon they knew was the key to war at sea.
    • Add to this eight passes that missed the receiver altogether and twice being in front of the kicker at the kick off.
    • A beam of red-hot light seared past her, missing by mere inches.
    • Even if a Japanese bomb missed its target, it was likely to find something worth blowing up.
    • If the target is missed to the right, the drier boards allow the ball to hook more, also sending the ball to the pocket.
    • Twice the big Englishman was presented with a gaping goal and the perfect ball but twice he somehow contrived to miss the target.
    • The dust cleared to reveal the his punch missed Daniel's head by a hair and Daniel's hand had grabbed his face.
  • 2

    (fail to experience)
    perderse
    I wouldn't have missed it for anything no me lo hubiera perdido por nada (en el mundo)
    • you didn't miss much no te perdiste nada
    • you've missed all the excitement te has perdido lo mejor
    • luckily, we missed the worst of the tornado por suerte, nos salvamos de lo peor del tornado
    • With the technology and experience at our disposal, it would be unforgivable to miss this historic opportunity.
    • Labor missed the opportunity to cope with and prepare for globalization in the early 1970's when it began.
    • It's a shame you Brits are missing out on this one.
    • Would you be willing to share the details with all of us who love your humor but miss these chances to experience it first hand?
    • He rarely misses an opportunity to remind me of in the fact that he is some years my junior!
    • Yet the vice president's real missed opportunity came in the Democratic-trending Northeast.
    • Our lives are too brief to miss out on such delights.
    • If you don't know who your high value customers are, you may be missing opportunities.
    • They'd missed out on the steam engine and virtually every other scientific and industrial advance.
    • The anti-war protests had been organised as an opportunity for those who missed out on the 1.5 million strong march in London last month.
    • He never misses the opportunity to put across the views of grass roots farmers to the major decision makers.
    • But I think people are really missing an opportunity here.
    • Looking back, are there any opportunities you missed out on that you can see now but didn't realize then?
    • I urge you to not to miss the chance to experience one of the world's premier guitarists up close at a local venue.
    • Of course there's one place that never misses an opportunity to party!
    • Essentially, Bruce is discontented with nearly everything in his life, and rarely misses an opportunity to complain about it.
    • She's fiercely proud of her roots there and never misses an opportunity to promote her native place.
    • Youngsters won't want to miss a chance to meet Father Christmas and pass on that top-secret information: what they want for Christmas.
    • The First Minister never misses an opportunity to talk about what he calls ‘the great game’.
    • If they moved away, they lost rights to cheaper education and missed out on job opportunities.
  • 3

    (fail to attend)
    faltar a
    I've never missed a day's work nunca he faltado al trabajo
    • you missed your appointment with the doctor no vino a la cita con el doctor
    • I forgot all about the meeting and missed it se me pasó totalmente ir a la reunión
    • I missed the party me perdí la fiesta
    • He's expected to miss the rest of the playoffs due to arthroscopic surgery.
    • Those who miss any of the episodes can watch them on Fridays.
    • This way the student who misses class for a field trip or a university sponsored event is not penalized as long as said student is regular in attendance the rest of the semester.
    • University courses are routinely recorded and put online for students who miss class or for those who cannot afford to attend full time.
    • The class meets five times all semester and supposedly if you miss one class you fail.
    • Students who miss classes will often borrow another student's notes, presumably on the assumption that any notes are better than none.
    • He is expected to miss the remainder of the British flat season.
    • He was expected to miss the first two matches, against Sri Lanka on Thursday and India on Saturday, but it looks as though he may face an even longer lay-off.
    • On top of this, he also breaks his promise of no contact after Terry misses her date at the Empire State Building.
    • I'll ask how a student who misses class follows up on the absence.
    • Now school officials are faced with the task of tracking down students who missed classes.
    • Sutton will be without their try-scoring machine, winger Will Newman, who is expected to miss the rest of the season with a knee injury.
    • The whole school would come out and participate in what was an excuse to miss class.
    • I fell asleep and missed it, after watching the whole series up to now.
    • However, those students who miss classes will forfeit their right to a grant.
    • Though this student had missed a few classes, she cited no health or family crisis.
    • Earlier today, headteachers warned they would take a tough line on pupils who missed school to attend the demonstration.
    • This time slot allows leaders to attend without missing other important sessions during the week.
    • Students who miss a class for any reason are required to complete all in-class assignments for that day outside of class.
    • As a recent survey of seven universities shows, 80 per cent of students say they are not to blame if they miss classes.
  • 4

    (fail to catch)
    (flight/plane/bus/train) perder
    I missed her in the crowd había tanta gente que no la vi
    • we missed each other no nos vimos
    • to miss the boat / bus perder el tren
    • The scheme includes a pledge that if a passenger misses a bus because it is running more than one minute early they will be able to claim back a free ticket.
    • For the last week I've found myself in a bit of bother getting to work on time because I keep missing my bus.
    • After a few more passes, she missed the ball, and it bounced off behind her.
    • Havlat scored into an open net after Swedish defenseman Marcus Ragnarsson missed a pass in his end.
    • As a consequence, he missed his helicopter ride to Bolton.
    • Apparently, a ways back, one of their players was bit by the wolf after missing a pass and rolling out of bounds.
    • Well, if you let me see your ticket, I'll make sure you two girls get on the right train so you don't miss your ferry.
    • I had just missed the direct bus, but one with an easy transfer soon came along.
    • My cohort whispered a few things conspiratorially to me about how if I had missed the ferry, all I'd have to do is pay them to let me go, and then I was out.
    • I had just missed some vehicles which were going to Mporokoso and so I had to jump on a private light truck.
    • He talked of how the Kottayam bus stand reminded him of his mimicry days, since he even used to sleep there, after having missed the last bus to Kochi.
    • This unnamed reporter found that he had just missed the mail boat carrying letters from America to Britain.
    • I kept most of them in 5 minutes or so, but they were all whining about missing their buses so I had to let them go.
    • Dozing off, he wakes up to find that he has missed the latest bus.
    • Krista misses the bullet pass and the pro-sized foot ball ricochets off the far fence and into the gutter.
    • I arrived at the Sofia bus station early Friday evening with a Bulgarian friend of mine and, of course, missed the first bus.
    • I ran back up the hill to the bus stop, but there was no bus; I decided to walk to the next stop and missed a bus when I was half-way between the two stops.
    • I even scored on the next play when the first baseman missed the throw from third.
    • The morning started with groans - Neil about his face and jaw, me because I'd missed my bus to Edinburgh and didn't feel very clever.
    • Because she missed the shuttle bus home, he brought her to his dorm, thinking it would not be safe to let a young woman spend a whole night in a bar.
    • Although Clifton Bridge is not on the route he is likely to have taken to catch his bus, he often went to stay with a friend in Clifton if he missed the last bus home.
    • I ended up missing my bus so i decided to go to the library and do some math.
    • For example, there might be occasions when an executive had been late at the airport and narrowly missed a flight.
    • ‘Only yesterday I nearly missed the ferry and had to pedal like a lunatic to get on,’ he laughed.
    • Thomas missed a back pass from Danny Brewster and Morris simply rolled the ball over the line from an angle.
    • Just a few days ago, he didn't offer a ride to a teenage church member who missed his school bus.
  • 5

    (overlook, fail to notice)
    you missed three wrong spellings se te pasaron (por alto) tres faltas
    • we missed the turning nos pasamos (de donde deberíamos haber doblado)
    • I missed cleaning one window se me pasó limpiar una ventana
    • you can't miss it no tiene pérdida
    • you've missed a bit te quedó un pedacito sin pintar (/ limpiar etc. )
    • he never misses my birthday nunca se olvida de mi cumpleaños
  • 6

    (fail to hear, understand)
    (cue/remark) no oír
    sorry, I missed that perdona, no te oí
    • she doesn't miss a thing no se le escapa una
    • I think you've missed the point me parece que no has entendido
    • he missed the true significance of this no captó / se le escapó el verdadero significado de esto
    • Was it possible that Israeli intelligence could have missed something as important as this?
    • I closed my left eye and roamed the streets with my rifle, not missing a single movement over hours of watching.
    • Don't miss the point of this: it's to scare anyone out of uttering any criticism.
    • We miss the point that the point of listening is just to listen.
    • Diana barely listened and missed the knowing looks passed between Emily and Virginia.
    • Both referee Dunn and his linesman missed the contact and Henry was furious.
    • The critics who protest that he hasn't consulted the most recent speculations on the origins of life miss the point.
    • Much of the debate around online, even alternative online, media in Australia continues to miss the point.
    • For some reason I miss the turn off for the country train arrivals.
    • But these sorts of arguments miss the point, which is that these guys are doing what we want them to.
    • What Matt said in his last statement contains some good points but a lot of folks still miss the point about globalization.
    • For you to not take any of that seriously is to completely miss the point.
    • To dwell on this, however, would be to miss the point.
    • I stand by every word - I really do think the Tories have made a stupid mistake, and that they still miss the point about what they need to do.
    • But scientists involved in the studies say such interpretations of their research miss the point.
    • But the commentary has also largely missed what seems to me a deeper point.
    • The body of a man found in a canal is that of a missing student, police confirmed today.
    • But pitying her as an icon of suffering would miss the point.
    • Now that this fact has sporadically appeared in media coverage, many people are still missing a very important point.
    • Because we miss these things in passing, we come to think they are not there, or are not important.
    • I thought that I had missed something and therefore contacted Caldera for a quick product update.
  • 7

    (chance) perder
    (chance) dejar pasar
    to miss one's vocation errar la vocación
    • to miss one's footing tropezar
    • he missed the rope and fell no logró asirse de la cuerda y cayó
  • 8

    (avoid)
    (crowds/rush/town) evitar
    if we take Garden State Parkway, we miss New York altogether si vamos por Garden State Parkway nos evitamos pasar por Nueva York
    • he missed death by inches por poco se mata
    • to miss -ing
    • he just missed getting soaked por poco se empapa
    • I managed to miss hearing the whole story again logré escaparme / librarme de que me lo contara otra vez
  • 9

    (country/friend/comfort)
    (regret absence of)
    echar de menos
    extrañar América Latina
    I miss you (terribly) te echo (muchísimo) de menos
    • to miss -ing
    • I miss going for walks in the country echo de menos mis paseos por el campo
    • I miss working with you echo de menos trabajar contigo
    • He will be sadly missed by his family and many friends.
    • She didn't mind that, but she sorely missed just being by herself, alone with her thoughts.
    • Melanie held him in her embrace, savoring the feel of her arms around him, a feel she'd missed the last month.
    • He will be sadly missed and greatly mourned by his sorrowing family and friends.
    • Both men will be sadly missed by their families and friends.
    • I enjoy it when you touch me, but I'm not sure if that's just because I miss physical contact.
    • Rangers fans cannot be expected to miss something they have never had.
    • He will be sadly missed by his devoted family and many friends.
    • He was a loving member of our family and will be sorely missed by both family and friends.
    • I had missed seeing the familiar faces and how everyone called each other neighbor.
    • A generous and good natured person, she was a lovely neighbour and friend and she will be very sadly missed by her family and close friends.
    • She will be sadly missed by her family and close friends.
    • Ok, I missed the bread and coffee but it still went down well.
    • She missed seeing his bright smile that would bring one to everyone's face.
    • I miss contact with the German woman who printed and distributed 5 copies of my essays to her friends.
    • I miss eye contact, facial expressions and seeing the natural world in all its glorious colour and detail.
    • I haven't seen him since August, when he ended it and I miss the jerk.
    • I really, really miss the smell of bread baking.
    • Old stock of the area, he will be sadly missed by family members and friends.
    • We hope that she's alive, but we really miss just seeing her, knowing what's going on.
    • She will be sadly missed by her family, relatives and friends.
    • Yes, I still craved my bread and missed my orange juice.
    • Definitely, because although he likes his job with England there are only about eight or nine games a year and I think he misses the day-to-day contact you get from club football.
    • He will be sadly missed and deeply mourned by his sorrowing family.
    • He was a great character and a marvellous storyteller and will be sadly missed by his family, neighbours and many friends.
    • He will be sadly missed by his family, relatives and friends.
    • Tell them I miss having a supportive crowd, and I miss the laughs.
    • Personally, I would miss my girls too much if I gave it up.
    • I miss those summer nights escaping from the heat in my back office at Lakeview.
    • People miss their families, that's just natural - but it is part of Army life.
    • She is sorely missed by her family, her colleagues, and her friends throughout the world.
    • Several times throughout the night I wished I could become a hermit, before realizing how I would miss human contact.
    • She will be sadly missed by her family, neighbours and friends.
    • He will be sadly missed by his family and all who knew him.
    • He will be sadly missed by his family, numerous nieces and nephews, and many, many friends he has made throughout the years.
    • I put my hand on his chest and pushed him away from me a little, immediately missing the contact.
    • Brian will be sadly missed by his family and close friends.
    • I must say that though I miss the contact with friends, I'm not really missing my London life at the moment.
    • Harry twisted his hands together in his lap, already missing the contact.
    • I'll miss the day-to-day contact with students.
  • 10

    (notice absence of)
    echar en falta
    echar de menos
    when did you first miss the necklace? ¿cuándo echaste en falta / de menos el collar?
    • come on, you won't miss five dollars dale ¿que más te dan cinco dólares?
    • Jim Lauchlan's absence was not missed as Sean Hessey also kept it tight in the middle.
    • We hadn't missed the money we were paying the lawn service, but we noticed it when we stopped.
    • so king is out of pocket. like thatcher he is probably wealthy enough not to miss the money, but for a short period of time he has lost again!
    • That's the thing the media has never asked: didn't you miss the money?
    • I traced it on his computer, I can get into it with a bit of effort, and because he's dead he'll never miss the money and sound the alarm.

verbo intransitivo

  • 1

    (marksman) errar el tiro
    (marksman) fallar
    (bullet) no dar en el blanco
    missed! ¡(le) erraste (/ erró etc. )!
  • 2coloquial

    (fail)
    fallar
    she sends a card every year, she never misses manda una tarjeta todos los años sin falta / manda una tarjeta todos los años, nunca falla
  • 3coloquial

    (engine/car) fallar

nombre

  • 1

    (failure to hit)
    fallo masculino
    she had two unlucky misses erró el tiro dos veces por mala suerte
    • to give sth a miss
    • I'd give that restaurant a miss if I were you yo que tú no pisaría ese restaurante
    • I think I'll give swimming a miss this afternoon creo que esta tarde voy a pasar de ir a nadar
    • a miss is as good as a mile de casi no se muere nadie

There are 2 main translations of miss in Español

: miss1miss2

miss2

señorita, n.

Pronunciación: /mɪs//mɪs/

nombre

  • 1Miss

    (as title)
    señorita femenino
    can I introduce Miss (Jane) Smith permítanme presentarles a la señorita (Jane) Smith
    • Miss World Miss Mundo
    • the Misses Johnson las señoritas (de) Johnson
    • Miss Elizabeth (in US: matron) doña Elizabeth
    • Some organisations decide to give all women the title Miss unless they are known to be married and prefer the more traditional Mrs.
    • The New York Times, for example, stopped using titles like Mrs and Miss with the names of women.
    • When I came to the ‘title’ field I asked was it Mrs., Miss or Ms. She laughed and said ‘It's Doctor, actually’.
    • Roy held his hand out to Sydney again, ‘Excuse me, I didn't catch you're name before, Miss…?’
    • Hello Mister and Misses customer, how may I help you two today?
    • Whoever it was had called her Adaela before; they knew her name and used it familiarly, without any prefix of Lady, or even Miss or Mistress.
    • Myself and a girl named Blanche Jackson used to tend Miss Appleby's garden in Millfield Road.
    • Good morning, Misses Wessons and Mister Linwood.
    • He accepts meeting Miss A outside work but denied any improper conduct took place.
    • The best part about tomorrow will be when Miss (name withheld to protect the innocent) comes to collect her brand new convertible car.
  • 2Miss

    señorita
    please, Miss, I know the answer yo lo sé, señorita
    • excuse me, Miss perdone, señorita
    • It's all about education, education, education - and by the way, Miss, the dog ate my homework?
    • "Oh, I'm sure he did, Miss", Jenny replied solemnly, but her grin only grew wider.
    • My impertinent classmate chimed in: ‘What, Miss, is a good mark for a parachute packer?’
    • Thursday brought awkward questions from the kids, such as ‘Why do we have wars, Miss?’
    • To those who stay, all instructors will be addressed as Mister or Miss.
  • 3anticuado

    (young girl)
    jovencita femenino
    a cheeky/pretty little miss una descarada/guapa jovencita
    • It is at this site that I found the young miss pictured here.
    • ‘Well hello, young miss,’ a man who looked to be in his late years greeted with a smile.
    • I turn to the birthday boy's niece: a carefully made up young miss in a matching pink crocheted cap and poncho.
    • I spoke only half in jest when I said that the young miss might tell us something of history.
    • Then with a smile, he looked over at her and said, ‘Young miss, would you explain it to me?’
    • I believe that you had better get back to your mistress, young miss.
    • A very young miss handed him a bouquet of flowers, which he accepted with a broad smile.
    • Anyway, if the young miss above should visit, she'd fit right in!
    • This young miss was eliminated on Eliminations night once more.
    • But now, young miss, we need to get you back on your feet and get you moving.

There are 2 main translations of miss in Español

: miss1miss2

Miss

  • 1

    Mississippi