I’m reading Harry Potter in Japanese, with some friends. None of us are advanced, really, but we’re mostly muddling through.
There was this sentence in the first chapter though - we get the gist of it (he [mr. Dursley] then went to give a goodbye kiss to the Dursle boy, but missed).
We can’t quite understand how the last verb between キスを and が works. That is, what exactly does it mean? Is it even a verb, apart from the した part?
Thank you for any help. Here’s the sentence: