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Hit or miss (a good correction by TheRealLester) means very much "Either this will happen or it won't." If shooting a bullet at a target, you will either hit the target, or miss the target. It is a singular action, and there is either full or partial success or failure with immediate results and no in-between.

When I think of touch and go, though, it seems like more of a process. Like failure could happen at any moment. A touch-and-go landing of an airplane, for example, could prove disastrous at any moment, but could seem (risky, but) fine (up until it all goes wrong.)

Hit or miss (a good correction by TheRealLester) means very much "Either this will happen or it won't." If shooting a bullet at a target, you will either hit the target, or miss the target. It is a singular action, and there is either full or partial success with immediate results and no in-between.

When I think of touch and go, though, it seems like more of a process. Like failure could happen at any moment. A touch-and-go landing of an airplane, for example, could prove disastrous at any moment, but could seem (risky, but) fine (up until it all goes wrong.)

Hit or miss (a good correction by TheRealLester) means very much "Either this will happen or it won't." If shooting a bullet at a target, you will either hit the target, or miss the target. It is a singular action, and there is either full success or failure with immediate results and no in-between.

When I think of touch and go, though, it seems like more of a process. Like failure could happen at any moment. A touch-and-go landing of an airplane, for example, could prove disastrous at any moment, but could seem (risky, but) fine (up until it all goes wrong.)

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Hit or miss (a good correction by TheRealLester) means very much "Either this will happen or it won't." If shooting a bullet at a target, you will either hit the target, or miss the target. It is a singular action, and there is either full or partial success with immediate results and no in-between.

When I think of touch and go, though, it seems like more of a process. Like failure could happen at any moment. A touch-and-go landing of an airplane, for example, could prove disastrous at any moment, but could seem (risky, but) fine (up until it all goes wrong.)