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mail (something) in

1. Literally, to send something somewhere or to someone by mail. I mailed in the application months ago, but I still haven't heard from the university!
2. To perform a given task, duty, or activity with little or no attention, effort, or interest; to do something perfunctorily. Usually such a key player on the field, the team's star running back seems to be mailing it in this afternoon. I usually love his work in film, but he totally mailed in his performance for this voice-over role.
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mail (something) from (some place)

To send a letter or package through the postal system from some country, city, or particular building. I had to complete the form on the plane and mail it from San Francisco, so it may take a few days longer to reach you than I thought. I'll mail the box from work so I don't have to pay the exorbitant shipping costs myself.
See also: mail

mail (something) to (one)

To send a letter or package through the postal system to one. I've got to mail this check to the phone company before they shut off my phone lines! I'll have to leave some things here when I move—will you be able to mail them to me later?
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Holmes involved a constitutional challenge to a Louisiana use tax imposed on the value of catalogs printed out of state and mailed to the homes of Louisiana residents.
The theme: "You get nutritional extras with no strings attached." It was mailed to both groups and included a business-reply card (identical to that of the first mailing).
According to section 6212(b)(1), a deficiency notice is sufficient if it is mailed to a taxpayer's last known-address.
26, 1990, over two years after Lundy's tax return was due, the IRS mailed Lundy a deficiency notice for his 1987 taxes presumed due.
Adding names and faces to these investigative findings were individual horror stories from postal customers who had phoned, faxed, messengered--and even mailed in--their complaints to reporters after the December story had run.
If you mailed 40,000 pieces of your control and two 5,000 cells as tests, the unit costs on the test segments are bound to be higher than the remainder of the mailing.
Each month, Pennwell sends the service a list of subscribers that need to be mailed either an invoice or a renewal where upon FDS sends out the appropriate letter with a giro form.
* Approximately 13.5 billion catalogs were mailed in 1992 (the majority of them, my wife notes, to our home).
To get an idea of how meaningless the guidelines truly are, here are some samples from recently mailed newsletters: There are photos of Rep.
I'd be the last to say, "Don't test." But about 40 years of collective industry experience in business newsletter marketing inclines me to conclude that a "classic package"--with envelope teaser, mailed business rate, a four-page sales letter, perhaps a premium buckslip, and an order device offering a full-year deal at the best price you can come up with--will work if anything is going to in selling to a particular market.