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Today's expression is:  TO MISS THE BOAT

It means:  To miss an opportunity, or to miss the point of something (to fail to understand)

Here are 2 examples of the expression, TO MISS THE BOAT:

Example #1:  You better finish your college application before the deadline, or you'll miss the boat.

Example #2:  I think I missed the boat on that explanation.  I should have asked the teacher to clarify what he meant.

Well, that’s all for today.  Thanks for listening! 

And hope you enjoyed “The Expression of the Day”!