send into a state or condition

send into (something or some place)

1. To submit or dispatch someone or something into some place (for something). You'll have to send this into the head office for approval. They sent me into the building to retrieve the files.
2. To instruct or direct someone to become involved in some situation. We're sending out top lawyers into the negotiations to make sure we get the best deal possible. Congress approved sending more troops into the conflict.
3. To instruct or direct someone to become involved in some situation. We're sending out top lawyers into the negotiations to make sure we get the best deal possible. Congress approved sending more troops into the conflict.
4. To cause one to undergo some physical, mental, or emotional state or condition. The committee's decision sent Sarah into a rage. The impact seems to have sent the poor man into a coma. The arrival of the pop star sent his fans into a tizzy.
See also: send

send someone into a state or condition

to cause someone to be in a certain state or condition. The horrifying news sent our family into hysterics. The clerk's rude behavior sent the customer into a fit of anger.
See also: condition, send, state