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offer up

Meaning: to give thanks, praise or prayers to God or gods

For example:

  • offer up sth After the accident, Nola offered up prayers for her child's recovery.

  • offer up sth to sth/sb In a traditional ceremony, the villagers offered up sacrificed animals to their gods.

Nouns often used as objects with
offer up: praise, thanks, prayers, sacrificial animals

Quick Quiz:

After winning the lottery, Benjamin wanted to show appreciation to God, so he offered up
  1. his thanks
  2. his money
  3. his daughter

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