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    difference between "miss out" and "miss out on"

    What is the difference between "miss out" and "miss out on"?
    for example:
    We will be repeating the questions later, so you won’t miss out.
    miss out on: He narrowly missed out on the world record.

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    Re: difference between "miss out" and "miss out on"

    You have answered your own question.

    Miss out on needs an object.

    Miss out is intransitive.

    Rover

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