交臂失之

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to deliver; to turn over; to make friends; to intersect (lines); to pay (money)
arm to lose; to miss; to fail 's; him/her/it; this
simp. and trad.
(交臂失之)

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交臂失之

  1. to narrowly miss a golden opportunity (to meet someone etc.)

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