send back someone

send back (someone/something) to return someone or something to the place they came from.

A year after he got out of prison, he was sent back for dealing in drugs.

Some computer ads allow users to click on a button and send an e-mail back to the advertiser.

If that steak isn't cooked enough, you should send it back.


New idioms dictionary. 2014.

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  • send back something — send back (someone/something) to return someone or something to the place they came from. A year after he got out of prison, he was sent back for dealing in drugs. Some computer ads allow users to click on a button and send an e mail back to the… …   New idioms dictionary

  • send back — (someone/something) to return someone or something to the place they came from. A year after he got out of prison, he was sent back for dealing in drugs. Some computer ads allow users to click on a button and send an e mail back to the advertiser …   New idioms dictionary

  • send back — verb a) To return (something) to its origin. I sent the video back to the store as it was damaged. b) to remind (someone) of a previous time in the past. That song sends me back to the 1970s …   Wiktionary

  • send — [ send ] (past tense and past participle sent [ sent ] ) verb transitive *** 1. ) to mail a letter or package to someone: I sent the letters yesterday, so they should arrive today. send someone something: I ll send you a copy of the report. send… …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • send — /send/ verb past tense and past participle sent /sent/ 1 BY POST/RADIO ETC (T) to arrange for something to go or be taken to another place, especially by post: send sb a letter/message/card: Honestly, I get tired of sending Christmas cards. |… …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • send */*/*/ — UK [send] / US verb [transitive] Word forms send : present tense I/you/we/they send he/she/it sends present participle sending past tense sent UK [sent] / US past participle sent 1) to post a letter or parcel to someone I sent the letters… …   English dictionary

  • send — I. /sɛnd / (say send) verb (sent, sending) –verb (t) 1. to cause to go; direct or order to go: to send a messenger. 2. to cause to be conveyed or transmitted to a destination: to send a letter. 3. to compel, order, or force to go: to send someone …   Australian English dictionary

  • send for — verb order, request, or command to come (Freq. 4) She was called into the director s office Call the police! • Syn: ↑call • See Also: ↑call forth (for: ↑cal …   Useful english dictionary

  • send — W1S1 [send] v past tense and past participle sent [sent] ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1¦(by post etc)¦ 2¦(radio/computer etc)¦ 3¦(person to place)¦ 4 send (somebody) a message/signal 5 send your love/regards/best wishes etc 6¦(cause to move)¦ 7 send… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • send — [send] verb sent PTandPP [sent] [transitive] 1. to arrange for something to go to another place: • The computer network can send data at very high speeds. send something to somebody • He sent a memo to board members …   Financial and business terms

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