send (one) for (someone or something)

send (one) for (someone or something)

To request or order that someone go and bring someone or something to one's location. I've sent your father for a doctor; hopefully they'll be here soon. I don't feel like cooking tonight—let's send the kids for a pizza instead.
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send someone for someone or something

to cause someone to go and get someone or something. Please send Jerry for the doctor. This is an emergency. Could you send someone for pizza?
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send for someone or something

to make a request that someone or something be brought. Mr. Franklin sent for his secretary. I think we should send for an ambulance.
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send for

1. Summon someone, request that someone come, as in She sent for all the children when their father lay dying. [Late 1500s]
2. Order a delivery of something, as in The king sent for a bottle of wine. Also see send away, def. 2; send out, def. 2.
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send for

v.
To request that someone or something come or be brought, especially by means of a message or messenger; summon someone or something: Send for the doctor if the patient's fever gets any higher.
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