send (someone or something) to (someone, something, or some place)

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send (someone or something) to (someone, something, or some place)

To dispatch someone or something to some person, thing, or location; to instruct or direct someone to travel to, or something to be taken to, someone, something, or some place. I sent a package to you three weeks ago. Has it still not arrived? They're sending me to London to set up a new international headquarters. We're sending an inspector to the worksite to make sure all health and safety regulations are being followed.
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send something to someone or something

to dispatch something to someone, something, or some place. I will send the books to my parents. I sent the order to Detroit.
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"No,"he said."The collateral damage that's done by sending someone to prison, particularly a woman, is especially traumatic.You break up families, you affect children and a whole range of people.We should be doing everything we can to avoid people going to prison.
Someone should tell the bishops sending someone to Rome won't make a priest less human than he would be if he was in Kildare.
The operator THANKED me and after CHECKING, told me that the LEAK had already been reported and they would be sending someone to assess it.
But he did add that sending someone to the coast means that person isn't available for a potentially higher-priority call inland.
"There's no joy in sending someone to death row," said prosecutor Mr Greg Hembree.
We could never accept those odds in sending someone to jail.
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