Meaning of “ship someone/something off” in the English Dictionary


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ship someone/something off

phrasal verb with ship us /ʃɪp/ verb [ T ] -pp-

to send someone somewhere, esp. to an unpleasant place:

When she was eight, her father shipped her off to Baltimore to live with her aunt.

(Definition of “ship someone/something off” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)