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"You just self-deprecated yourself right out of a job."
Tags:job interview, job interviews, personnel, hr, human resources, self-deprecation, self deprecation, self-deprecated, self deprecated, fire, fires, fired, firing, performance review, performance appraisal, job appraisal, job review, personality type, personality types, job candidate, job candidates, job applicant, job applicants, modest, modesty, loser, losers, lose out, loses out, losing out, miss out, misses out, missing out
"I just figured it out – we're in the cheap seats."
Tags:theatre, theater, theatres, theaters, cheap seats, cheap seat, restricted view, restricted view seats, living room, living rooms, sitting room, sitting rooms, relationship, relationships, marriage, marriages, dissapointment, dissapointments, substandard, cheap, life as art, metatheatrical, metatheatricality, metatheatre, metatheater, missing out, missing out on something, dissatisfied, dissatisfaction, dissatisfying
Woman falls down.
A medal podium with places for first, second and third is contrasted with a spot at the bar for fourth place.
Tags:fourth place, 4th place, come in fourth, coming in fourth, came in fourth, podium, podiums, medal podium, medal podiums, podium finish, podium finishes, sad, sadness, unhappy, miss out, misses out, missing out, athlete, athletes, competition, competitions, track and field, runner, runners, running, medal, medals, medal ceremony, medal ceremonies, trophy, trophies, competitive, competitiveness, bottom line, bottom lines, drink, drinks, drinking, trouble, troubles, forget your troubles, self-medicate, self-medicates, self-medicating, self-medication
'I lost my job as a proof-reader because I some words out.'
"Wake up, Larry - you're missing the pregame."
Tags:pregame, pregames, pregame show, pregame shows, game, games, big game, big games, media event, media events, sports, sports show, sports shows, sports fan, sports fans, miss out, misses out, missing out, media saturation, oversaturation, media coverage, popular game, popular games, football, american football, football match, football matches, sports coverage, sports media, big event, big events
The party, after you left
"As he looked around Jeremy could not help but feel he was the only one without a porpoise in life."
'Great! The world ended and I slept right through it!'
"Daddy promises he'll be there the next time you kick butt, honey."
Tags:kid, kids, child, children, parent, parents, parenting, parenthood, father, fathers, fatherhood, dad, dads, family, families, sport, sports, tennis, playing tennis, player, players, athlete, athletes, match, matches, game, games, missing out, missed, missing, promise, promises, promising, businessman, businessmen, working, work, job, jobs, career, careers, next time, absent father, absent fathers
"This party sucks! I thought there were going to be swimmers!"
While You Were Here
Tags:phone message, phone messages, message, messages, phone call, phone calls, answering machine, answering machines, answerphone, answerphones, leave a message, leaves a message, leaving a message, miss out, misses out, missing out, milestone, milestones, checkbox, checkboxes, secretary, secretaries
'Jim's moment finally came...and went.'
Tags:moment, now, waiting, present, being present, capitalising, capitalizing, disappointment, disappointed, mood, fate, fickle, jim, occasion, opportunity, excitement, depression, high, feelings, feeling, missing, missing out, miss, miss out, regret, regrets, expectations, anticipation, success, failure
'I wonder what it's like to text, 'OMG'?'
"Ah, the rituals of childhood. Being tucked-in, kissing good night, trolling social media till dawn."
Tags:parents, children, parenting, allowing, tucking in, lost values, family values, bedtime, rituals, childhood, social media, trolling, trawling, internet, nighttime, habitual, bad habit, bad habits, habits, patterns, detrimental, missing out, childhood development, sleep deprivation, screen time, modern childhood, modern childhoods, tablet, tablets, overuse, addiction, screen-time
"I never had time to raise a family. Mind if I watch?"
"Sorry but your colleague Mr Abbot gets the promotion. He tries harder."
"The conclusion of my essay on the pros and cons of domestication is that we're missing out on a lot of stuff Dad..."
Tags:homework, homework project, homework projects, essay, essays, debate, debates, wolf, wolves, domestic animal, domestic animals, domesticated, domestication, domestications, missing out, wild animal, wild animals, advantage, advantages, disadvantage, disadvantages, missed out, pro, pros, con, cons
'Do you ever get the feeling that you've been here before.'
'You missed school today, didn't you?'
'He's back! He just couldn't stand the idea of the stock market going up without him.'
'Great, the world ended and I slept right through it!'
Dad says I have to hibernate, but I don't want to miss out on all the Christmas fun...'
'Am I missing something here?'
'The problem with hibernating is that I miss out on all the Christmas fun every year...'