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To be put in prison

I guess you're a wise one, all right, but what's the use? I tell you we've got enough on you already to send you up. You might as well talk straight..

To imitate someone or something for the purpose of satirical humour

The programme accurately sends up the British Civil Service system at Whitehall.

To make prices or temperatures etc. rise

Fears of war sent oil prices up by 10%.

send to a place which is higher; put into restraint
If someone who is on trial is sent up, they are found guilty and sent to prison. If I'm going to be sent up for killing one guy, then I might as well kill three more
If you send someone or something up, you imitate them in an amusing way that makes them appear foolish. You sense he's sending himself up as well as everything else. a spoof that sends up the macho world of fighter pilots. see also send-up = make fun of
A satirical imitation of a work of art or a genre

The clever send-up of the horror genre shows a profound understanding of the traditional Hollywood machinations.

(Film) An amusing imitation or parody; a takeoff: “The absurd trial is, of course, a send-up of the Dublin courts” (New Yorker)
A send-up is a piece of writing or acting in which someone or something is imitated in an amusing way that makes them appear foolish. his classic send-up of sixties rock, `Get Crazy'. = parody. a film, article, show etc that copies someone or something in a way that makes them seem funny or silly send-up of
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    send ʌp


    /ˈsend ˈəp/ /ˈsɛnd ˈʌp/


    [ 'send ] (verb.) before 12th century. Middle English, from Old English sendan; akin to Old High German sendan to send, Old English sith road, journey, Old Irish sét path, way.