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dispatch (someone or something) from (some place)

To send someone or something from one place to another. When I got their phone call, I immediately dispatched an ambulance from the nearest hospital.
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dispatch (someone or something) to (someone, something, or some place)

To send someone or something to a particular person, place, or thing. When I got their phone call, I immediately dispatched an ambulance to the scene of the crash.
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be mentioned in dispatches

To be recognized for one's bravery or heroism, as of a member of the military. Primarily heard in UK. You'll be mentioned in dispatches for saving so many men in your platoon.
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hatches, matches, and despatches

A phrase once used to refer to the sections of newspapers that discussed births ("hatches"), weddings ("matches)", and deaths ("despatches," a variant spelling of "dispatches"). No, those two did get married—I saw it in the hatches, matches, and despatches.
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dispatch someone from (some place)

to send someone from some place. I dispatched a messenger from here over an hour ago. A telegram will be dispatched from my office first thing in the morning.
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dispatch someone or something to someone or something

to send someone or something to someone, something, or some place. I will dispatch a new copy of the damaged book to you immediately. Gene will dispatch a messenger to you.
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send someone into something

 and send someone in
to make someone go into something or some place. George sent me into the house for a hammer. The boys know where it is. He should have sent in the boys. George sent me in.
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send something into something

 and send something in
to dispatch something, such as an order, to a company or other body making a public offer of goods. I sent the order in to the home office. I sent in the order.
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hatches, matches, and despatches

the births, marriages, and deaths columns in a newspaper. humorous, dated
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be mentioned in dispatches

be commended for your actions. British
In official military reports from the front line any soldiers who have been responsible for particular acts of bravery are commended by name.
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Dispatches From the Culture Wars is a memoir that see-saws into political theorizing.
Domestic dispatches from the North based units were 25.881 million tonnes while export dispatches were 2.431 million tonnes; posting an increase of 19.3 per cent in domestic consumption but a decline of 3.78 per cent in exports.
Topline stated that a 44-47pc YoY growth in local dispatches of cement are expected in the outgoing month due to lower number of working days as a result of eid holidays last year in July.
Total exports/dispatches (covering total exports to third countries and dispatches to other EU Member States), including stores and provisions, in December 2016 amounted to EUR 154,8mn.
Cement dispatches to domestic markets during the month of November 2015 were 2.843 million tons compared with 2.369 million tons during same month last year showing an increase of 20%.
Total exports/dispatches (covering total exports to third countries and dispatches to other Member States) in January-June 2013 came to e1/4800.4m compared with e1/4727.6m in January-June 2012.
(c) Total exports / dispatches (covering total exports to third countries and dispatches to other member states), including stores and provisions, in May 2013 were E 133,5 mn Total exports / dispatches of domestically produced goods, including stores and provisions, were E 69,3 mn whilst exports / dispatches of foreign goods, including stores and provisions, were E 64,2 mn.
Dispatches delivers a new form of quick storytelling designed for an iPad and iPhone world.
The north-based mills dispatched 7.151 million tons of cement during this period that was 4.94 percent less than the dispatches of 7.523 million tons during the same period last year.
Cement units located in Punjab and Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa dispatched 16.455 million tons locally in July-December 2017, which is 18.12% higher than 13.930 million tons of local dispatches in the same period last year.
Total exports/dispatches (covering total exports to third countries and dispatches to other EU Member States) in January- June 2017 were 1.319,0 mn compared to 1.454,4 mn in January-June 2016.
Total exports/dispatches were EUR 128.2 mln of which EUR 64.3 mln were dispatches to other member states of EU and EUR 63.9 mln exports to third countries.
Portland, ME, January 26, 2013 --(PR.com)-- Dispatches, the app for transforming your personal adventures into a visual iPad magazine now offers classic magazine covers.
LAHORE -- The cement dispatches for the month of Sep 2018 are expected to jump by 13 percent annually, rising to 3.6 million tons from 3.2 million tons in the same month last year.
Total exports/dispatches (covering total exports to third countries and dispatches to other member states) in January-February rose to e1/4363.2 mln from e1/4217.4 mln in January-February 2014.