send on

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

  1. (sports, transitive) To introduce a substitute into the game.
    • 2011 February 12, Nabil Hassan, “Blackburn 0 - 0 Newcastle”[1], BBC:
      Blackburn's reaction to Newcastle's dominance was to send on Morten Gamst Pedersen and Jason Roberts at the break but Newcastle started the half as they ended it - in the ascendancy.

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