send to death

send (one) to one's death

to order one to go on a mission or journey that will result in one's death. The general sent many fine young men to their deaths that day. They were sent to their death by the act of a madman.
See also: death, send
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In the interim, little has changed in the way people live on Death Row, the way people die on Death Row, or whom we send to Death Row.