Send for somebody – Phrasal Verb – Online English Lessons

To send for somebody is to send them a message asking them to come and see you.

Examples of use:

1. Your toilet is blocked. You must send for a plumber.

2. Mrs Butler is ill. Her son has sent for the doctor.

3. I want this letter typed as soon as possible. Send for my secretary, please.

infinitive
send for
present simple
send for and sends for
-ing form
sending for
past simple
sent for
past participle
sent for

Can you think of any ways to use the phrasal verb ‘send for‘ in a sentence?

Have you ever had to send for a doctor or a plumber?

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