pass sth up Meaning in the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary

Meaning of “pass sth up” - Learner’s Dictionary

pass sth up

phrasal verb with pass
/pɑːs/ verb
to not use an opportunity to do something interesting: It's a great opportunity - you'd be a fool to pass it up.Refusing and rejecting
Translations of “pass sth up”
in Chinese (Traditional) 放過,放棄,錯過(機會)…
in Russian упускать…
in Turkish fırsatı değerlendirmemek, kaçırmak, yararlanmamak…
in Chinese (Simplified) 放过,放弃,错过(机会)…
in Polish przepuścić coś…
(Definition of pass sth up from the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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