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send (a) mixed message(s)

To communicate something that has, or seems to have, multiple, ambiguous, or contradictory meanings. My ex-girlfriend has accused me of sending mixed messages about our relationship, as if I'm hinting that I want to get back together with her. I just think it sends something of a mixed message to be advertising a new production assistant position right after we went through a round of layoffs.
See also: mixed, send

send (a) mixed signal(s)

To communicate something that has, or seems to have, multiple, ambiguous, or contradictory meanings. My ex-girlfriend has accused me of sending mixed signals about our relationship, as if I'm hinting I want to get back together with her. I just think it sends something of a mixed signal to be advertising a new production assistant position right after we went through a round of layoffs.
See also: mixed, send

send a shiver down (someone's) spine

To cause an intense feeling of excitement, exhilaration, nervousness, or fear in someone. The way that sonata swells always sends a shiver down my spine. It sent a shiver down my spine when Dorothy gave me such an amorous look. Can we get out of here? This creepy old house is sending a shiver down my spine!
See also: down, send, shiver, spine

send a shiver up (someone's) spine

To cause an intense feeling of excitement, exhilaration, nervousness, or fear in someone. The way that sonata swells always sends a shiver up my spine. It sent a shiver up my spine when Dorothy gave me such an amorous look. Can we get out of here? This creepy old house is sending a shiver up my spine!
See also: send, shiver, spine, up

send shivers up (someone's) spine

To cause an intense feeling of excitement, exhilaration, nervousness, or fear in someone. The way that sonata swells always sends shivers up my spine. It sent shivers up my spine when Dorothy gave me such an amorous look. Can we get out of here? This creepy old house is sending shivers up my spine!
See also: send, shiver, spine, up

sealed with a kiss

 and SWAK
written and sent with love and care. (The initialism is sometimes written on love letters. Also an acronym.) All her letters come SWAK. I know they are sealed with a kiss, because she says so.
See also: kiss, seal

sealed with a kiss

and SWAK
mod. written and sent with love and care. (The initialism is sometimes written on love letters. Also an acronym.) I know they are sealed with a kiss, because she says so.
See also: kiss, seal

sent

1. mod. alcohol or drug intoxicated. Two glasses and she’s sent.
2. mod. carried away by mellow music. All the musicians were sent. Maybe they were on something.
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Olivia, 12, Mia, 10 and Lennon 8, sent in by Melanie Thorne
Thing one and thing two from The Cat in the Hat was sent |by Amanda Cotter
In addition to letters, the school sent 26 boxes of donated goods - everything from batteries and books to dried soup and bug spray - to units in Afghanistan and Iraq.
businesses have a First Amendment right to distribute unsolicited e-mail advertisements, but state and federal governments, responding to consumer complaints, now are investigating anti-spam laws that will help reduce the daily torrent of fraudulent e-mail sent to consumers.
Picture 2: Yvonne Swindell, of Smethwick, sent this picture of Pepsi telling Santa she's been a good girl this year.
We've long known that school-choice opponents Bill Clinton, Al Gore, Ted Kennedy and Jesse Jackson sent all of their kids to private schools.
The letter must be sent to the former client and the SEC by the end of the fifth business day following the member firm's determination the client-auditor relationship has ceased or will cease on completion of the current year's engagement.
Sellers can target ad distribution, while buyers can track items and have alerts sent to their mobile device.
As for charges that the mailings are politically motivated, Pombo told Sherman on the House floor: ``We sent out pieces in the Democratic districts, in the Republican districts.
Beware: cc:FAX can only send text messages, which means documents with graphics cannot be sent via fax modem.
Once sent, the files can be tracked on the YouSendIt website.
You sent us so many pictures of your festive pets that we will be featuring a page of pictures to make you smile every day this week
A Fire Department dispatcher sent an ambulance to a home in Sylmar that was listed in a database for the telephone number instead of to the address family members were giving.
For Hewlett-Packard LaserJet printers or compatibles, the HP Laser-Jet Fax ($1,395) is an add-on accessory that has send-and-receive capability and can be integrated with a computer enabling PC files to be sent as faxes.
Text Reminders - users can track what they need to do with texts that are sent to them as reminders.