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send sb/sth up

UK informal
phrasal verb with send uk   us   /send/ verb [T] (sent, sent)
to make someone or something seem stupid by copying him, her, or it in a funny way: The show was very funny - they were sending up sports commentators.
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Translations of “send sb/sth up”
in Chinese (Traditional) 滑稽地模仿以取笑…
in Russian разыгрывать, высмеивать…
in Turkish taklit etmek, taklidini yaparak alaya almak…
in Chinese (Simplified) 滑稽地模仿以取笑…
in Polish parodiować kogoś/coś…
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