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send someone or something down

to dispatch someone or something to some place on a lower level. They wanted someone downstairs to help with the moving, so I sent John down. I sent down John to help.
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send down

Suspend or dismiss from a university, principally a British one. For example, He's done very poorly ever since he was sent down from Oxford. [Mid-1800s]
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send down

v. Chiefly British
To suspend or dismiss someone from a university: The university sent the students down for stealing supplies. They sent down two of the students for cheating.
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My goal is to one day form an official affiliation with the NBA where each team will have its own CBA team and you can call up or send down players, similar to what they have in baseball," says Thomas.
With every flight of two that we send down the coast, we embark a two-man journalist team, as well as a member of the IOM to coordinate with any injured or displaced persons who need our help.
Carlow to cause a surprise of sorts and send Down back to the drawing board.
The truth again: remove False barriers; send down like April on
In the heat of a crisis, with a life hanging by a thin red thread, doctors and nurses send down to the blood bank for a pint of hope.
In that they needed Reyes' help and prefer that the more-veteran Juan Castro and Nelson Liriano help off the bench, Guerrero was really their only choice to send down.
The Bears, in exchange, could send down senior cornerback Drae Harris to help plug the holes left by the losses of Daylon McCutcheon and Rashard Cook.
At issue is the amount of water the district is required to send down the Ventura River so the federally endangered steelhead trout can migrate upstream.