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 advertiser.

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


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  • 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… …   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 refer (a matter or legal case) to another committee or authority or court for decision • Syn: ↑remit, ↑remand • Derivationally related forms: ↑remit (for: ↑remit), ↑remission (for …   Useful english dictionary

  • send back — phrasal verb [transitive] Word forms send back : present tense I/you/we/they send back he/she/it sends back present participle sending back past tense sent back past participle sent back to return something that is not satisfactory If you re not… …   English 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 — 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 ] (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 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

  • 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 — [[t]se̱nd[/t]] ♦ sends, sending, sent 1) VERB When you send someone something, you arrange for it to be taken and delivered to them, for example by post. [V n n] Myra Cunningham sent me a note thanking me for dinner... [V n to n] I sent a copy to …   English dictionary

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