Phrasal Verb: send off

Send off something (or send something off) is to send a parcel or letter in the post.

Examples of use:
1. It’s Hanna’s birthday next week so I’d better send her present off soon.

2. I’ve sent off your letter.

If a person playing sport is sent off they have to leave because they have done something wrong. (British and Australian English)

Examples of use:
1. The footballer shouted at the referee and was sent off.

2. The referee sent the footballer off.

3. She has been sent off for cheating.

infinitive – send off

present simple – send off and sends off

-ing form – sending off

past simple – sent off

past participle – sent off

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