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English definition of “ship sb off”

ship sb off

informal
verb [T usually + adv/prep] uk phrasal verb with ship   /ʃɪp/ (-pp-) us  
to send someone away somewhere: The children were shipped off to their grandparents' house for the holidays.Evicting and forcing to leavePunishing someone by sending them somewhere else
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