Meaning of “send (off/away) for/to sth” in the English Dictionary

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"send (off/away) for/to sth" in British English

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send (off/away) for/to sth

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

to write to an organization to ask them to send you something:

I've sent off for a catalogue.
We had to send off to Ireland for a replacement part.

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(Definition of “send (off/away) for/to sth” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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