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send

verb   /send/ ( past tense and past participle sent)
A1 to arrange for something to go or be taken somewhere, especially by post enviar I sent him a letter last week.
to make someone go somewhere mandar I sent him into the house to fetch some glasses.
→  Phrasal verbs send something back , send something off
(Definition of send from the Cambridge English-Spanish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

send

verb /send/ ( past tense, past participle sent /sent/)
to cause or order to go or be taken mandar, enviar The teacher sent the disobedient boy to the headmaster She sent me this book.
to move rapidly or with force mandar He sent the ball right into the goal.
to cause to go into a certain, usually bad, state volver The news sent them into a panic.
sender noun
a person who sends eg a letter. remitente
send away for phrasal verb
to order by post pedir por correo I’ve sent away for some things that I saw in the catalogue.
send down phrasal verb
(British, old-fashioned) to expel (a student) from a university expulsar He was sent down for cheating in an exam.
send for phrasal verb
to ask to come, or order to be delivered llamar, hacer llamar Her son was sent for I’ll send for a taxi.
send in phrasal verb
to offer or submit, eg for a competition someter He sent in three drawings for the competition.
send off phrasal verb
to accompany (a person) to the place, or be at the place, where he will start a journey ir a despedir A great crowd gathered at the station to send the football team off (nounsend-off)
send off for phrasal verb
to send away for pedir por correo I sent off for that exercise DVD which was advertised on TV.
send out phrasal verb
to distribute eg by post enviar, mandar A notice has been sent out to all employees.
(eg of plants) to produce producir This plant has sent out some new shoots.
send (someone) packing / send (someone) about his business
to send (a person) away firmly and without politeness mandar a alguien a paseo, mandar a alguien a freír espárragos He tried to borrow money from me again, but I soon sent him packing.
(Definition of send from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)
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