1. apply for

Today we are going to learn “apply for”. If you apply for something, you make preparation and try to get it.
A: What are you doing today?
B: I’m going to apply for a job.


2. I’ll pass

Another phrase is “I’ll pass”. If you say “I’ll pass”, you mean that you don’t want to join a certain activity, and say “no” to them.
1. Set me up on a blind date? I’ll pass.
2. Do you want to join us on Sunday? We’ll go hiking! –I’ll pass. To much homework.