This page is about the phrasal verb pass upINFORMAL
If you pass up an opportunity or an invitation, you choose not to take the opportunity or accept the invitation.
turn down, decline
- pass up sth Bill passed up the opportunity to study music in a top university. He formed his own band instead.
- pass sth up I had to pass the invitation up as I already had an appointment at that time.
Nouns often used as objects with pass up: invitation, chance, opportunity, window of opportunity, shot (at doing something)
Julian passed up the chance to study at Oxford University because he
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