Phrasal Verbs

offer up

This page is about the phrasal verb 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

a. his thanks

b. his money

c. his daughter

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