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English definition of “pack sb off”

pack sb off

verb uk phrasal verb with pack   /pæk/ us  
to send someone to another place: We've packed the kids off for the weekend. I packed her off to my sister's.Evicting and forcing to leavePunishing someone by sending them somewhere else
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