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bundle off

1. To wrap something up tightly before moving or sending it to another person or place. A noun or pronoun can be used between "bundle" and "off." Don't worry, I bundled off the picture frames before packing them in the box.
2. To leave a place hastily. A noun or pronoun can be used between "bundle" and "off." A: "I didn't see Alice this morning. B: "Oh, she bundled off because she was running late."
3. To send someone somewhere, usually hastily. A noun or pronoun can be used between "bundle" and "off." Unfortunately, I had to bundle my wailing son off to my sister so that I wouldn't miss my flight.
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Farlex Dictionary of Idioms. © 2015 Farlex, Inc, all rights reserved.

bundle someone off (to some place)

Fig. to send someone, usually a child, somewhere. Robert bundled the children off to school. They bundled off the kids and were able to relax.
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bundle something off (to someone or some place)

to send something off in a bundle to someone. He bundled his laundry off to his mother, who would wash it for him. Mary bundled off the package to her brother.
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bundle off

to leave in a hurry; to take all one's parcels or baggage and leave in a hurry. She got ready and bundled off after her bus. Her arms full, Lily bundled off in a rush.
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McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

bundle off

v.
1. To send something somewhere or to someone in a tightly wrapped package: Bundle off those boxes of books for storage in the attic. I bundled my laundry off to the cleaners.
2. To send someone to some place, especially in a hurry or without his or her consent: She bundled the kids off to their grandparents' house for the holiday.
3. bundle off to To depart for some place: I bundled off to catch my flight.
See also: bundle, off
The American Heritage® Dictionary of Phrasal Verbs. Copyright © 2005 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.
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The holluschickie just bundled off a few yards and sat staring stupidly.
The Tykes' winner came in the 13th minute when Bryan was bundled off the ball by Thomas, who cut in from the right and had time and space to fire the ball under Marcus Bettinelli.
The hosts faced three defeats in the group stage but their biggest upset came against Sri Lanka when they were bundled off for just 212 runs by Sri Lanka, who won the match by 20 runs.
United were booed off at the break and it went from bad to worse when Scott McTominay was bundled off the ball as Josh Murphy squared for Mendez-Laing to bury at the far post.
For most students, the end of the academic year also means that the by-gone year's books have been bundled off the shelves in order to make space for a new set for the upcoming academic year.
It is just a matter of time before another group of senior officials at a parastatal in the Ministry of Petroleum and Mining are bundled off to court.
Police, including officers in full riot gear, quickly detained virtually all the protesters who shouted "Shame!" as they were bundled off. Public rallies are illegal in Kazakhstan without the authorities' permission.
"Even as our plea for my husband's Indian citizenship and for a stay against his deportation is pending, he was bundled off to Pakistan.
Rovers' Smith broke free on the right hand side of the pitch and seemed to be bundled off the ball by Hurlford's left back but the referee waved play on.
Guardiola could then only watch from the stands as Salah chipped in after Sadio Mane was bundled off the ball for the striker's 39th goal this season, and had his head in his hands when Firmino struck again.
7 WAYNE ROUTLEDGE A couple of lively moments, but far too often found himself easily bundled off the ball.
Then poor little prince Dauphin was bundled off and kidnapped by evil Rohan and his plasticmasked gang.
didn't take Dundee new boy Kevin Gomis to learn what Scottish football was all about as he writhed in agony on a ditch at Fir after being bundled off the pitch.
Billy Paynter was bundled off the ball on halfway, the Pirates attacked quickly and Matty Taylor swept in from the edge of the area.