send off

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send off ‎(third-person singular simple present sends off, present participle sending off, simple past and past participle sent off)

  1. (sports) To show someone a red card, and dismiss them from the playing area; a red-card.
    • 2011, Phil McNulty, Euro 2012: Montenegro 2-2 England [1]
      England secured their place at Euro 2012 with a scrambled draw in Montenegro - but Wayne Rooney was sent off and will miss the start of the tournament.


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