send in for

send someone in for someone

to send someone into a game as a replacement for someone else. The coach sent Jill in for Alice, who was beginning to tire. Ted sent Bill in for Watty.
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send in for something

 and send off for something
to dispatch an order for something to a company or other body making a public offer of goods. I sent in for a new product that is supposed to make my hair grow back. Did you send in for that country-and-western CD as you said you would? I sent off for the proper contest entry forms.
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