envoyer translation | French-English dictionary

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envoyer

  

      vt  
     [+lettre]   to send  
Ma tante m'a envoyé une carte pour mon anniversaire.      My aunt sent me a card for my birthday.  
envoyer un e-mail à qn      to send sb an email  
     [+balle]   to throw
     (fig)  
envoyer une gifle à qn      to aim a blow at sb  
envoyer un sourire à qn      to flash a smile at sb  
     [+personne]  
envoyer qn chercher qch      to send sb to get sth  
Sa mère l'a envoyé chercher du pain.      His mother sent him to get some bread.  
     (autres locutions)    envoyer chercher      to send for  
envoyer par le fond        [+bateau]   to send to the bottom  
envoyer les couleurs        (MILITAIRE)   to run up the colours  
Translation French - English Collins Dictionary  
envoyer v.
send

Additional comments:

Collaborative Dictionary     French-English
v.
send (someone) packing
[Fig.] se débarrasser (de quelqu'un) avec brusquerie ; envoyer promener
v.
send packing
v.
send flying
v.
summon
v.
send somebody away with a flea in their ear
[Fam.] e.g.: a young kid came asking for money but I sent him away with a flea in his ear
v.
send flying
vt.
send flying
exp.
to send for
v.
send flying
v.
send flying
exp.
to send sb packing
v.
send mail
v.
send someone packing ; send someone off ; send someone to Jericho ; send someone to Timbuktu ; send someone to go jump in the lake ; send someone on a hike
[Fam.] éconduire, envoyer promener (quelqu'un)
v.
get rid of someone ; send someone packing ; send someone ; send very far away ; send to Jericho ; send to Timbuktu
[Fam.] se débarrasser de quelqu'un, l'envoyer promener ; envoyer très loin
v.
exile
v.
1. discharge a weapon 2. ejaculate
[Fam.] Envoyer une rafale, décharger une arme ; Éjaculer
v.
floor
v.
send an sms ; text ; send a text message
[Fam.]
exp.
to show sb the door
v.
airmail
[Bus.]
v.
send to boarding school
v.
send to the front
v.
turn (someone) away ; send (someone to Jericho ; send (someone) to Timbuktu ; reject someone
[Arg.] renvoyer, éconduire
exp.
to run up the colours
[Mil.]
exp.
to splutter
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