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English definition of “send sb down”

send sb down

(PRISON) UK (US send sb up) informal phrasal verb with send     /send/ verb [T] (sent, sent)
to send someone to prison: He was sent down for armed robbery. She was sent down for three years.Putting people in prison
(Definition of send sb down (PRISON) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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