English version

send away for something

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishsend away for something phrasal verbASK FOR something/ASK somebody TO DO somethingto send a letter to a company or organization asking them to send something to you Send away for a free recipe booklet. send→ See Verb table
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send away for Carl Krebsbach wore it out when he sent away for $ 20 worth of car bombs.We sent away for a Plaque Attacker from an advert in your magazine.I had read a newspaper article on the National Teacher Corps and had sent away for information.Eight women sent away for instruction booklets, pliers, beads, crosses and hundreds of feet of wire.I sent away for one of their catalogs.At least 30,000 others were sent away for re-education.Pempie wanted to go to the psychiatrist because she's very keen on astrology and sends away for readings.A: I was building my body, and I sent away for the Charles Atlas exercise manual.
From Longman Business Dictionarysend away for something phrasal verb [transitive] to ask for something to be sent by postFor more information, send away for our free booklet. send→ See Verb table
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Verb table
send
Simple Form
Present
I, you, we, theysend
he, she, itsends
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Past
I, you, he, she, it, we, theysent
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave sent
he, she, ithas sent
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad sent
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill send
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have sent
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Continuous Form
Present
Iam sending
he, she, itis sending
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you, we, theyare sending
Past
I, he, she, itwas sending
you, we, theywere sending
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave been sending
he, she, ithas been sending
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad been sending
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill be sending
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have been sending
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