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send something/somebody ↔ up

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishsend something/somebody ↔ up phrasal verb1 VALUEto make something increase in value The oil shortage is bound to send prices up.2 British English informalMAKE FUN OF to make someone or something seem silly by copying them in a funny way The film hilariously sends up Hollywood disaster movies. send→ See Verb table
Examples from the Corpus
send upThe news sent Coast shares up 47 / 16 to 587 / 16 in afternoon Big Board trading.He kicked her sending shivers up her spine; again she yelped, and everything turned black.But the thing that sent a shiver up my back was the thin, haunted piping of a recorder.Sal sent the sack up on a bight of slack, then came up on a tight rope and the sling.Steamers sent waves up the banks and naked brown boys jumped into the wash, shouting and laughing.We put it in writing, sending written details up the hierarchy in case we have to prove we have fulfilled our role.The ministry van arrived to collect the abandoned children and the eight boys and girls sent from up the northward coasts.Regular catcher Javy Lopez hit. 295, so Cox sent Lopez up to bat for Perez.
send-upˈsend-up noun [countable] informal  MAKE FUN OFa film, article, show etc that copies someone or something in a way that makes them seem funny or silly syn take-offsend-up of a hilarious send-up of a Hollywood disaster movie
Examples from the Corpus
send-upAnd some of us decided to do a send-up of Iron Arrow.His most famous movie is a hilarious send-up of life in ancient Rome.In fact it was a relatively innocent send-up.send-up ofIves performed a very funny send-up of the mayor's speech.
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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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