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"pass sth up" in British English

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pass sth up

phrasal verb with pass uk   /pɑːs/  us   /pæs/ verb
to ​fail to take ​advantage of an ​opportunity: I can't ​believe she ​passed up the chance to go to ​SouthAmerica. He's never one to ​pass up a ​freemeal.
(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)
Translations of “pass sth up”
in Chinese (Simplified) 放过,放弃,错过(机会)…
in Turkish fırsatı değerlendirmemek, kaçırmak, yararlanmamak…
in Russian упускать…
in Chinese (Traditional) 放過,放棄,錯過(機會)…
in Polish przepuścić coś…
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