Meaning of “pass sth up” in the English Dictionary


(Definition of “pass sth up” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"pass sth up" in Business English

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pass sth up

phrasal verb with pass uk /pɑːs/ us /pæs/ verb

to fail to take advantage of something:

He couldn't see passing up a 40% raise.
pass up a chance/opportunity On occasion, the company is so busy that it has passed up the chance to bid on a project.

(Definition of “pass sth up” from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)