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post (something) to (one)

To send something to one via the postal system; to mail something to one. I posted that package to you weeks ago—it must have gotten lost in the mail. I'm posting a letter to you this morning with details of our trip.
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Farlex Dictionary of Idioms. © 2022 Farlex, Inc, all rights reserved.

post someone (somewhere)

to place someone, as if on guard, at something or some place. The police chief posted a guard at the hospital door. The boss posted himself at the water cooler to catch up on the gossip.

post something to someone

to mail something to someone. I posted it to him over a month ago. I can't imagine where it is now. The letter was posted last week.
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McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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