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If you pack someone off somewhere, you send them there to stay for a period of time. (INFORMAL)
He packed off his wife and children to stay in a caravan in Wales...
I finally succeeded in packing her off to bed.
PHRASAL VERB: V P n (not pron) to-inf, V n P to n, also V n P



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