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send sth back

verb [T] uk phrasal verb with send   /send/ (sent, sent) us  
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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in Chinese (Traditional) 退回,退掉(尤指破損或不合適之物)…
in Russian возвращать…
in Turkish geri göndermek, iade etmek…
in Chinese (Simplified) 退回,退掉(尤指破损或不合适之物)…
in Polish odsyłać coś…
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