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send sb down

phrasal verb with send uk   us   /send/ verb [T] (sent, sent)

(PRISON)

UK (US send sb up) informal to send someone to prison: He was sent down for armed robbery. She was sent down for three years.

(COLLEGE)

UK old-fashioned to ask someone to leave a college or university before the end of the course because they have done something wrong: She was sent down from Oxford for taking drugs.
Translations of “send sb down”
in Chinese (Traditional) 監獄, 將(某人)關入監獄…
in Chinese (Simplified) 监狱, 将(某人)关入监狱…
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