Pass up - definition, transcription

Amer.  |ˈpæs ʌp|
Brit.  |pɑːs ʌp|

verb

- refuse to accept (syn: decline, refuse, reject, turn down)
- fail to acknowledge

Examples

I saw Jim in the street but he passed me up.

...I must pass up the offer to be chairman of this event....

I couldn't pass up going to Japan; it was a chance in a million.

I don't think you should pass up the opportunity to go to university.

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