send sb down Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary

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send sb down

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

send sb down (PRISON)

UK (US send sb up) informal to ​send someone to ​prison: He was ​sent down forarmedrobbery. She was ​sent down for three ​years.

send sb down (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 fromOxford for taking ​drugs.
(Definition of send sb down from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “send sb down”
in Chinese (Simplified) 监狱, 将(某人)关入监狱…
in Chinese (Traditional) 監獄, 將(某人)關入監獄…
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