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“send sth back” in British English

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send sth back

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

B1 to return something to the person who sent it to you, especially because it is damaged or not suitable:

I had to send the shirt back because it didn't fit me.

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  • If the trousers are too small just send them back.
  • Nick didn't like the sweater so I sent it back.
  • I sent the jar back because it was broken.
  • The CD didn't work so I sent it back.
  • If you don't like any of the goods you can send them back free of charge.

(Definition of “send sth back” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

“send sth back” in Business English

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send sth back

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

to return something to the person who sent it to you, especially because it is damaged or not suitable:

He sent the laptop back as it was damaged.

(Definition of “send sth back” from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)