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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) 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.
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?
See also: mail
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In fact, they seem to be boosting their use of this channel, with very high-end mailings that support their brand exclusivity and feature stunning product photography.
C[pounds sterling]Many people assume a saturation mailing is complicated because of the Walk Sequence requirement and decide just to mail at the much higher First-Classao or Standard rates,C[yen] Hull remarked.
First, as with any mailing, identify your target market, appropriate product and offer.
The alliance will allow to better serve the real estate community by offering one stop for building information and full service mailings.
With products such as ACT!, Sage CRM and SalesLogix, mass mailings are simple to create.
This policy is particularly effective in reducing the mailing of powders and dangerous materials.
An existing customer list will typically generate a three to four percent response rate--sometimes higher if the list is fresh and the mailing is especially persuasive.
If you would like to be removed from the mailing list, send a blank e-mail message with "remove" as the subject to
This is done by seeding mailing lists with decoy names and addresses.
Commercial mail receiving agencies are businesses that offer mailing services, primarily mailbox rentals, to their customers.
However, such a broad filter might reject messages from a professional mailing list because the list inserts its own "To" header.
Postal Service has agreed to new rules for free mailing of educational materials to people with disabilities.
* Don't use just one mailing. Unfortunately, a camp's promotional mailing may not be as precious to the receiver as it is to the camp.
Subscriptions to mailing lists are free, but you must intentionally take action to subscribe.
Those new to the intricacies of global mailing with not a lot of time to research each option in depth can relax, however.