someone doesn't know what he/she is missing

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Updated on: 15 Nov 2017

Definition of someone doesn't know what he/she is missing

used to say that someone should do something because he or she would enjoy it very much
  • If you've never been to Venice, you don't know what you're missing.

Word by Word Definitions

someone play
  1. : some person : somebody

doesn't play
  1. : does not

know play
  1. : to perceive directly : have direct cognition of

  2. : to have understanding of

  3. : to recognize the nature of : discern

  1. : knowledge

what play
  1. used as an interrogative expressing inquiry about the identity, nature, or value of an object or matter

  2. often used to ask for repetition of an utterance or part of an utterance not properly heard or understood

  3. : who

  1. : why

  2. : in what respect : how

  1. used as an interrogative expressing inquiry about the identity, nature, or value of a person, object, or matter

  2. : how remarkable or striking for good or bad qualities

  3. : whatever

he play
  1. : that male one who is neither speaker nor hearer — compare him, his, it, she, they

  2. used in a generic sense or when the sex of the person is unspecified

  1. : a male person or animal

  2. : one that is strongly masculine or has strong masculine appeal

  1. : the 5th letter of the Hebrew alphabet — see Alphabet Table

  1. helium

she play
  1. : that female one who is neither speaker nor hearer — compare he, her, hers, it, they

  2. used to refer to one regarded as feminine (as by personification)

  3. used as an alternative to he to refer to a person of unspecified gender

  1. : a female person or animal

  1. : she or he

missing play
  1. : absent


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