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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 South America. He's never one to pass up a free meal.
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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)
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