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English definition of “send sb down”

send sb down

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

(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.
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