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send away for

Definition of send away for in English:

Order or request that (something) be sent to one: you can send away for the recipe
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  • I knew that you folks were on tenterhooks about the new black sport coat I sent away for, and yes, as promised, I did have an excellent opportunity to give it its first live-fire exercise Tuesday night.
  • Rowena immediately recognized it as the Chow Hall apron her sister had sent away for.
  • A few years ago, armed with a few extra bucks from my quarterly student loan dispersement, I sent away for an exciting new book that appeared to be the answer to all of my questions about how the West sees herbal medicines.
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