offer up

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offer up

  1. (transitive, idiomatic) to give (thanks, praise) to God
  2. (transitive, idiomatic) to sacrifice
  3. (transitive, idiomatic) to provide (something great)
    • 2011 October 1, Tom Fordyce, “Rugby World Cup 2011: England 16-12 Scotland”, BBC Sport:
      But the World Cup winning veteran's left boot was awry again, the attempt sliced horribly wide of the left upright, and the saltires were waving aloft again a moment later when a long pass in the England midfield was picked off to almost offer up a breakaway try.