send off

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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 send)
a. mandar
I sent the form off a month ago, and I still haven't received my first issue of the magazine.Mandé el formulario hace un mes, y todavía no he recibido el primer número de la revista.
b. enviar
Consuelo walked out to the mailbox to send off a letter.Consuelo salió al buzón para enviar una carta.
c. despachar
The company sent off the shipment last night, so it should arrive by Tuesday.La empresa despachó el envío anoche, así que debe llegar antes del martes.
2. (to tell to go)
a. mandar
Elena sent her son off to look for his father.Elena mandó a su hijo a buscar a su padre.
3. (to eject) (United Kingdom)
a. expulsar
The referee sent Jones off for insulting another player.El árbitro expulsó a Jones por haber insultado a otro jugador.
4. (to say goodbye)
a. despedir
We're getting together to send him off before he moves to Canada.Vamos a juntarnos para despedirlo antes de que se mude a Canadá.
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send off
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. (letter, order)
a. mandar, enviar
2. (sport)
a. expulsar
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
intransitive verb
3. (general)
a.
to s off for somethingpedir algo por correo
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send off
verb:intransitive:plus_adverb
transitive verb
1 [+letter, parcel] mandar; enviar; [+goods] despachar; expedir
From the city's main post office he sent off two angry telegrams You fill in both parts of the form, then send it off We sent a consignment off on this morning's train
2 [+person] mandar; (say goodbye to) despedir
they sent the children off to play mandaron a los niños a jugar
he sent some men off to reconnoitre the area her parents sent her off to boarding school the doctor sent me off for some tests
3 (Dep) [+player] expulsar
he got sent off for swearing lo expulsaron por decir palabrotas
The referee sent both players off It's very rare for a rugby player to be sent off and it's always a disgrace The umpire threatened to send McEnroe off the court if he continued arguing
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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