send someone down

send someone down
1 (Brit.) she was sent down from Cambridge: EXPEL, exclude; Brit. rusticate.
2 (informal) he was sent down for life: SEND TO PRISON, imprison, jail, incarcerate, lock up, confine, detain, intern; informal put away; Brit. informal bang up.
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Brit.
1) expel a student from a university
2) informal sentence someone to imprisonment

you're going to get sent down for possessing drugs


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