send to the showers

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send someone to the showers

 and send someone to the locker room
Fig. to order a player from the playing field, thus ending the player's participation for the day. The coach had sent four players to the showers before the end of the game. He was angry enough to send them all to the locker room.
See also: send, shower

send somebody to the showers

to stop someone, especially someone on a sports team, from playing or working because they are behaving badly or their work is not good enough A fight broke out and both players were sent to the showers.
See also: send, shower