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send around

To cause someone or something to travel between various people or places. A noun or pronoun can be used between "send" and "around." I sent around my payment—did it ever reach you? We might have a job available, if your son is interested—send him around for an interview. We sent the memo around to all employees.
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send someone or something around

to cause someone or something to go from place to place. I sent my secretary around to look for the missing book. I will send around some papers for you to sign.
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But while China sends around 100,000 students each year to the UK, we send little more than 5,000 in the opposite direction - and that's two thirds more than we sent in 2010.
It sends around 25,000 recordings annually by post, and currently has around 650 listeners, mostly in the North East but also all over the UK as well as Australia, Canada, USA and Macedonia.
Each household in the UK sends around 300 kg of food to landfill annually, which is frightening," said BPI.
The teenager has worn out the keypads on four mobile phones already and says he sends around 50 text messages a day.
According to the House Resources Committee, the United States sends around $500 billion annually to foreign energy producers, which is a major cause of our huge annual trade deficits and the continuing precipitous loss of our manufacturing base.
Currently first direct sends around 40m texts to its UK customers each year.
Each year the group also sends around seven 40ft containers filled with clothes, shoes, toys and toiletries to orphanages and poor areas.
Publicly-sanctioned coercion is no less shameful or corrupt than when organized crime sends around thugs to collect protection money from pizza parlors and small businesses.
He sends around lists of tenants whose rent is in arrears and they quickly pay up out of embarrassment since the other tenants must make up the arrearages.
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