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send (off/away) for/to sth

verb [T] uk phrasal verb with send   /send/ (sent, sent) us  
to write to an organization to ask them to send you something: I've sent off for a catalogue. We had to send off to Ireland for a replacement part.
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in Chinese (Traditional) 寫信索取…
in Chinese (Simplified) 写信索要…
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