Send someone to prison

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Definition

to send, to put someone to prison: to sentence someone to a jail term; to imprison someone; to give someone a penal sentence
idiom

Examples

  • "adult films. The director of one of her films was a friend of a drug dealer who got arrested and put in prison."
  • "I had to change the old one because I was getting abusive calls from a man I sent to prison."

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