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    Default to miss out on.../to miss

    So,would it then be appropriate to say:
    "Students should not miss out on this next lecture on Economics" or,

    is it preferable to say:
    "studentes shoud not mis this next lecture on econonics"

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    Default Re: to miss out on.../to miss

    Quote Originally Posted by Gilles L View Post
    So,would it then be appropriate to say:
    1. "Students should not miss out on this next lecture on Economics" or, is it preferable to say:
    2. "studentes should not miss this next lecture on econonics"
    #1 suggests only that they should not fail to benefit from the pleasure/benefit they will gain from attending the lecture.

    #2 may have these overtones. It may also suggest simply that students should not fail to attend the lecture, perhaps for other reasons.

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    Default Re: to miss out on.../to miss

    Quote Originally Posted by Gilles L View Post
    So,would it then be appropriate to say:
    "Students should not miss out on this next lecture on Economics" or,

    is it preferable to say:
    "studentes shoud not mis this next lecture on econonics"

    When you say "miss out on" it means thaht you have missed something special, as in "You really should have come last night, John, you missed out on a fanatastic party!"

    I am not a teacher.

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    Default Re: to miss out on.../to miss

    Perhaps you could read some of these (They include the five times you've asked, but there are other useful posts:
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