English version

write away for something

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishwrite away for something phrasal verbASK FOR something/ASK somebody TO DO somethingto write a letter to a company or organization asking them to send you goods or information I’ve written away for their free catalog. write→ See Verb table
Examples from the Corpus
write away for He scanned the list for obscure schools in certain locations, then wrote away for an application.Rose helped Maggie to write away for the forms and then to fill in the forms when they came.
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Verb table
write
Simple Form
Present
I, you, we, theywrite
he, she, itwrites
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Past
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywrote
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave written
he, she, ithas written
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad written
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill write
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have written
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Continuous Form
Present
Iam writing
he, she, itis writing
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you, we, theyare writing
Past
I, he, she, itwas writing
you, we, theywere writing
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave been writing
he, she, ithas been writing
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad been writing
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill be writing
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have been writing
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