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send sb off

UK ( US eject)
verb [T] uk phrasal verb with send   /send/ (sent, sent) us  
to order a sports player to leave the playing area during a game because they have done something wrong: He was sent off for swearing at the referee.
Translations of “send sb off”
in Chinese (Traditional) 罰(某人)下場…
in Russian удалять с поля…
in Turkish oyundan çıkarmak, oyun dışı bırakmak…
in Chinese (Simplified) 罚(某人)下场…
in Polish usuwać kogoś z gry…
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