write away for

write away for something

to send for something in writing, from a distant place. I wrote away for a book on the rivers of the world. You will have to write away for another copy of the instruction manual.
See also: away, write
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I either had to make trips to the various police departments for crash reports or I had to write away for the reports.
There isn't a straight line among all these that never meet; I will write away for it.
There isn't a straight line amidst all these that never meet; // I will write away for it.
I used to write away for those metal badges and I was so thrilled when the firms sent them to me, it gave me a warm glow.
When I was a kid in the San Fernando Valley, before the sports autograph business went big-time and the fan-athlete relationship lost its sincerity, I would write away for autographs and attend players' promotional appearances at local stores.
Advocate and AIDS activist Derek Ogg said: "The only people likely to write away for such a book are people who are worried sick.