pass up


verb (tr, adverb)

informal to let go by; ignoreI won't pass up this opportunity
to take no notice of (someone)

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Idioms and Phrases with pass up

pass up

Let go by, reject, as in I can't believe Betty passed up the chocolate cake, or This opportunity is too good to pass up. [Colloquial; late 1800s]

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