a hit or a miss


a hit or a miss
a hit or a miss
A case in which either success or complete failure is possible
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Main Entry:hit

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  • hit and miss — hit and/or miss if something is hit and miss, you cannot be certain of its quality because it is sometimes good and sometimes bad. We used a cheap printer, but the quality was a bit hit or miss. Weather forecasting used to be a very hit and miss… …   New idioms dictionary

  • hit or miss — hit and/or miss if something is hit and miss, you cannot be certain of its quality because it is sometimes good and sometimes bad. We used a cheap printer, but the quality was a bit hit or miss. Weather forecasting used to be a very hit and miss… …   New idioms dictionary

  • miss the aim — miss the mark, not hit the target; miss the point, totally misunderstand the purpose (of something) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • miss — I [[t]mɪ̱s[/t]] USED AS A TITLE OR A FORM OF ADDRESS ♦ Miss Misses (Please look at category 5 to see if the expression you are looking for is shown under another headword.) 1) N TITLE You use Miss in front of the name of a girl or unmarried woman …   English dictionary

  • Hit (album) — Infobox Album Name = Hit Type = Greatest hits Artist = Peter Gabriel Released = November 4, 2003 Recorded = 1977 – 2003 Genre = Rock Length = 2:30:41 (US) 2:30:19 (UK) Label = Geffen Records (US Canada) Virgin Records Producer = Peter Gabriel,… …   Wikipedia

  • miss — I. v. a. 1. Fail to hit, fail to reach, fail of hitting, fail of reaching. 2. Lose, fail of finding. 3. Forego, pass by, leave out, go without, omit, dispense with. 4. Feel the want of, feel the loss of, require, want, desiderate. II. v. n. 1.… …   New dictionary of synonyms

  • miss a shot — not hit the mark, miss the target …   English contemporary dictionary

  • Miss Elva — cover Studio album 蕭灑小姐 by Elva Hsiao Released …   Wikipedia

  • Miss Daisy — is the name given by French award winning guitarist Jean Pierre Danel to one of his rarest electric guitars, an original 1954 pre production Fender Stratocaster. Some famous instruments have been nicknamed, such as the legendary Eric Clapton s… …   Wikipedia

  • Miss A — in Mnet 20 s Choice Awards, August 2010 Background information Origin Seoul, South Korea …   Wikipedia