English version

send off

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishsend off phrasal verb1 send something ↔ offTCMSEND to send something somewhere by post I sent off the letter this morning.2 send off for somethingTCMASK FOR something/ASK somebody TO DO something to send a letter to a company or organization asking them to post something to you I sent off for a copy of the photograph.3 send somebody ↔ off British EnglishDS to order a sports player to leave the field because they have broken the rules One of Dundee’s players was sent off for punching another player. send→ See Verb table
Examples from the Corpus
send offI must send this film off to be processed.When did you send off your application form?send off for somethingSome of these will be on the periodical shelves at your library and others you might want to send off for.Then, Nutt the player appeared to make a retaliatory late tackle, and after being penalised was sent off for dissent.Damiano Tommasi paid for it minutes later when he was sent off for felling Robbie Fowler.I see Chapman got sent off for Portsmouth.Newbridge substitute Stuart Griffiths was also sent off for stamping against Pontypridd, just six minutes after coming on.Hull were reduced to 12 men on the hour when Mark Jones was sent off for throwing a punch at Gary Tees.But in his next match he was sent off for twice attacking the goalie.His nose was broken in two places by a player he had sent off for violent play.
send-offˈsend-off noun [countable] informal  GOODBYEa party or other occasion when people meet to say goodbye to someone who is leaving The department gave Tom a send-off he won’t forget!
Examples from the Corpus
send-offAn elaborate send-off for the dead was also a social event, because a lavish funeral reflected on the living.Their installation adds up to an elegant send-off.And finally, when one dies, have a huge party / funeral / send-off.The letdown after the great send-off was terrible.The rally was intended to provide a memorable send-off to the Republican convention in San Diego, where they will arrive Sunday.This was evidently supposed to be a sort of send-off for Tam and they had some important drinking to do.
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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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