send off something


send off something
send off (something) to mail something.

She sent off copies of the drawing to several friends.

She wrote a 500-word article on Indian baskets and sent it off with photographs.


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  • send someone/something up — (informal) SATIRIZE, ridicule, make fun of, parody, lampoon, mock, caricature, imitate, ape; informal take off, spoof, take the mickey out of. → send * * * informal give an exaggerated imitation of someone or something in order to ridicule them… …   Useful english dictionary

  • send someone/something up — informal Syn: satirize, ridicule, make fun of, parody, lampoon, mock, caricature, imitate, ape; informal take off, spoof, take the mickey out of …   Synonyms and antonyms dictionary

  • send off — (something) to mail something. She sent off copies of the drawing to several friends. She wrote a 500 word article on Indian baskets and sent it off with photographs …   New idioms dictionary

  • send off — verb 1. send away towards a designated goal • Syn: ↑dispatch, ↑despatch • Derivationally related forms: ↑despatch (for: ↑despatch), ↑dispatch (for: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • send off for something — ˌsend ˈoff (for sth) | ˌsend aˈway (to sb) (for sth) derived to write to sb and ask them to send you sth by post/mail • I ve sent off for some books for my course. Main entry: ↑sendderived …   Useful english dictionary

  • send-off — ☆ send off [send′ôf΄ ] n. Informal 1. an expression or demonstration of friendly feeling toward someone starting out on a trip, career, etc. 2. a start given to someone or something …   English World dictionary

  • send off — phrasal verb [transitive] Word forms send off : present tense I/you/we/they send off he/she/it sends off present participle sending off past tense sent off past participle sent off 1) to post something to someone I must get the parcel sent off… …   English dictionary

  • send off for — PHRASAL VERB To send off for something means the same as to send for something. [V P P n] I sent off for the Hoseasons catalogue …   English dictionary

  • send off for — /ˌsend ɒf fɔ:/ verb to write asking for something to be sent to you ● We sent off for the new catalogue …   Marketing dictionary in english

  • fire off something — fire off (something) to write and send something quickly. He fired off an e mail to his publisher …   New idioms dictionary


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