send across

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send across

To cause, compel, instruct, or direct someone or something to move or travel across (something). A noun or pronoun can be used between "send" and "across." You'll need to wait for a break in traffic before you send the rest of the kids across the street. The company headquarters in London is sending across a new prototype to our New York office.
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send someone or something across (something)

to cause someone or something to cross something. The coach sent the player across the field to give a message to someone on the other side. We sent the taxi across the river to pick up Gerald on the other side.
See also: across, send
References in classic literature ?
I had hailed Taylor, and sent him across the river to take in Delcarte, that the two might join me and discuss my discovery and our future plans.
Prince James then tells of his past life, of how, when he was a lad, his father sent him across the sea in a ship, and of how he was taken prisoner and found himself in "Straight ward and strong prison" "without comfort in sorrow." And there full often he bemoaned his fate, asking what crime was his that he should be shut up within four walls when other men were free.