pass something up


pass something up
Syn:
turn down, reject, refuse, decline, give up, forgo, let pass, miss (out on); informal give something a miss

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  • pass something on to — pass (something) on (to (someone)) to give something to someone. Companies almost always pass any increase in costs on to consumers. She had passed on some false information, but I m sure she thought it was true. Usage notes: often said about… …   New idioms dictionary

  • pass (something) on — (to (someone)) to give something to someone. Companies almost always pass any increase in costs on to consumers. She had passed on some false information, but I m sure she thought it was true. Usage notes: often said about something given to… …   New idioms dictionary

  • pass something by — ˌpass sb/sth ˈby derived to happen without affecting sb/sth • She feels that life is passing her by (= that she is not enjoying the opportunities and pleasures of life). • The whole business passed him by (= he was hardly aware that it was… …   Useful english dictionary

  • pass something up — TURN DOWN, reject, refuse, decline, give up, forgo, let pass, miss (out on); informal give something a miss. → pass * * * refrain from taking up an opportunity he passed up a career in pro baseball * * * ˌpass sthˈup derived (informal) to choose… …   Useful english dictionary

  • pass something up — refrain from taking up an opportunity. → pass …   English new terms dictionary

  • pass (something) off as (something) — to pretend that something is different from what it really is. Mother would never try to pass off supermarket cookies as homemade, would she? The senator passed his impolite language off as “the way we talk where I come from.” …   New idioms dictionary

  • pass something on to someone — pass (something) on (to (someone)) to give something to someone. Companies almost always pass any increase in costs on to consumers. She had passed on some false information, but I m sure she thought it was true. Usage notes: often said about… …   New idioms dictionary

  • pass something off as something — ˌpass sb/yourself/sth ˈoff as sb/sth derived to pretend that sb/sth is sth they are not • He escaped by passing himself off as a guard. Main entry: ↑passderived …   Useful english dictionary

  • pass something around — ˌpass sthaˈround/ˈround derived (BrE) to give sth to another person, who gives it to sb else, etc. until everyone has seen it • Can you pass these pictures around for everyone to look at, please? Main entry: ↑passderived …   Useful english dictionary

  • pass something round — ˌpass sthaˈround/ˈround derived (BrE) to give sth to another person, who gives it to sb else, etc. until everyone has seen it • Can you pass these pictures around for everyone to look at, please? Main entry: ↑passderived …   Useful english dictionary