send out

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A transitive verb phrase is a phrase that combines a verb with a preposition or other particle and requires a direct object (e.g. Take out the trash.).
transitive verb phrase
1. (to dispatch)
a. mandar
Ines sent out an email inviting everyone to her party, but no one wrote her back.Inés mandó un correo electrónico invitando a todos a su fiesta, pero nadie le respondió.
b. enviar
We'll be sending out our spring catalog next week.Enviaremos nuestro catálogo de primavera la semana que viene.
2. (to emit)
a. emitir (signal)
The ship sent out an SOS just before dawn.El barco emitió un SOS justo antes del amanecer.
b. despedir (substance)
The truck's exhaust pipe sent out a cloud of black smoke.El tubo de escape del camión despidió una nube de humo negro.
3. (to give an errand to)
a. mandar
Rita sent one of the secretaries out for coffee for everyone at the meeting.Rita mandó a uno de los secretarios por café para todos en la junta.
4. (to tell someone to leave)
a. echar
Mrs. Brown sent me out into the hall for throwing spitballs.La Sra. Brown me echó al corredor por haber lanzado bolas de papel.
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send out
A transitive verb phrase is a phrase that combines a verb with a preposition or other particle and requires a direct object (e.g. Take out the trash.).
transitive verb phrase
1. (letters, invitations)
a. mandar, enviar
2. (radio signals)
a. emitir
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
intransitive verb
3. (general)
to s out for somethingpedir que traigan algo
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send out
to send out for sth: we sent out for sandwiches mandamos a alguien a traer or a por unos sándwiches; (Esp)
transitive verb
1 (dispatch) [+invitations, circulars, scout, envoy] mandar; enviar; [+person] (on errand) mandar
I sent him out to get a paper lo mandé a comprar un periódico
They sent out questionnaires to 34000 doctors We sent out a leaflet to every household Gould has sent his scouts out on three spying missions King Hassan of Morocco has been undertaking intense diplomacy, sending out envoys in the past week to Jordan, Libya, Yemen Mother has sent out the invitations and counted the guests Copies of important proposals are usually sent out to the ministries and departments involved he was trying to avoid being sent out for the coffee
2 (dismiss) echar
she was sent out for talking la echaron (de clase) por hablar
3 (emit) [+smoke] despedir; [+signal] emitir; (Bot) [+shoot] echar
we sent out a distress signal a small but powerful searchlight that could send out a flashing beam an automatic radio beacon capable of sending out a continuous signal Like bats, they send out sound waves and make sense of their environment from the echoes they receive back
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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