send (one) away with (something)

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send (one) away with (something)

1. To give something to one when one is departing or being instructed to leave. The doctor sent the child away with a lollipop for doing so well during the checkup. The manager of the hotel sent us away with a bottle of champagne as compensation for the poor experience we'd had there. I sent the intern away with some words of advice.
2. To direct or allow one to go and live or stay with some person, group, or agency. The courts sent the young boy away with is grandparents following his mother's arrest. My dad sent me away with my uncle in Florida for the summer.
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send someone away with something

to make someone leave and carry something away. I sent him away with a message for his mother. She sent Ted away with a little booklet about manners.
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And to his disgust, doctors at a second hospital treated him for two broken arms but then sent him away with painkillers ruling he did not need to be admitted.
He says doctors at York Hospital sent him away with painkillers, ruling that he did not need to be admitted - just hours after Scarborough Hospital had sent him home because it was a Bank Holiday.