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    Question 'To send Sb up' the same as 'To take Sb off'?

    Hi all,
    Could anyone please tell me if the two phrasal verbs mean the same?

    (How about 'take the mickey out of someone'?)





    Thank you so much!

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    Re: 'To send Sb up' the same as 'To take Sb off'?

    They're similar, but take off is imitating, while sending up can be broader- just laughing at the way they do things without necessarily imitating theM imo.

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    Question Re: 'To send Sb up' the same as 'To take Sb off'?

    Quote Originally Posted by Tdol View Post
    They're similar, but take off is imitating, while sending up can be broader- just laughing at the way they do things without necessarily imitating theM imo.

    Thank you a lot! And, would 'take the mickey out of someone' necessarily involve the 'imitation'?





    Ta!

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    Re: 'To send Sb up' the same as 'To take Sb off'?

    No

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