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Phrasal Verbs: Send

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Question 1
For the context provided, select the most appropriate sentence.
A
Sam sent the gift back because he did not like it.
B
Sam sent the gift because he did not like it.
Question 1 Explanation: 
The correct expression is “send back” which means to return something.
Question 2
For the context provided, select the most appropriate sentence.
A
Bob had to send for a mechanic because his car was not starting.
B
Bob had to send to a mechanic because his car was not starting.
Question 2 Explanation: 
The correct expression is “send for” which means to ask someone to come and help.
Question 3
For the context provided, select the most appropriate sentence.
A
The king sent in as many as 3000 troops to help the forces.
B
The king sent for as many as 3000 troops to help the forces.
Question 3 Explanation: 
The correct expression is “sent in” which means to Order people into a place to handle a problem
Question 4
For the context provided, select the most appropriate sentence.
A
Sam sent both kids off to the summer camp.
B
Sam sent both kids of to the summer camp.
Question 4 Explanation: 
The correct expression is “send off” which means to send someone somewhere.
Question 5
For the context provided, select the most appropriate sentence.
A
I sent off for a new dress for the New Year party.
B
I sent of for a new dress for the New year party.
Question 5 Explanation: 
The correct expression is “sent off for” which means to order something by post.
Question 6
For the context provided, select the most appropriate sentence.
A
They sent out the mail to all the customers in the database.
B
They sent off the mail to all the customers in the database.
Question 6 Explanation: 
The correct expression is “sent out” which means to send something to a lot of people.
Question 7
For the context provided, select the most appropriate sentence.
A
She sent out for some burgers for the party.
B
She sent out some burgers for the party.
Question 7 Explanation: 
The correct expression is “sent out for” which means to order takeaway food by phone.
Question 8
For the context provided, select the most appropriate sentence.
A
Bob sent up the teacher marvelously.
B
Bob sent on the teacher marvelously.
Question 8 Explanation: 
The correct expression is “sent up” which means to imitate/impersonate for comic effect.
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