send (one's) love to (someone)

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send (one's) love to (someone)

To convey a message of one's love and affection to someone. The phrase is used when the person being addressed will be seeing the intended recipient of the message before the speaker. I'm sorry she couldn't be here, but please send my love to Grandma. Let's not forget to tell Aunt Martha to send our love to Uncle Henry when she drops by.
See also: love, send

give/send my love to somebody

(informal) used to send friendly greetings to somebody: Give my love to Mary when you see her.Bob sends his love.
See also: give, love, send, somebody
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I was greatly overcome, and could only thank her, again and again, and send my love to Mr.
'With a million thanks,' said she, 'and my address upon my card in case of anything to be communicated personally, I will not send my love to the dear little thing for it might not be acceptable, and indeed there is no dear little thing left in the transformation so why do it but both myself and Mr F.'s Aunt ever wish her well and lay no claim to any favour on our side you may be sure of that but quite the other way for what she undertook to do she did and that is more than a great many of us do, not to say anything of her doing it as Well as it could be done and I myself am one of them for I have said ever since I began to recover the blow of Mr F's death that I would learn the Organ of which I am extremely fond but of which I am ashamed to say I do not yet know a note, good evening!'