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    #1

    I saw/send my friend off at the airport.

    I saw my friend off at the airport.

    I send my friend off at the airport.

    I know the first sentence is correct, but is the second one also correct?

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    #2

    Re: I saw/send my friend off at the airport.

    Quote Originally Posted by Tan Elaine View Post
    I saw my friend off at the airport.

    I send my friend off at the airport.

    I know the first sentence is correct, but is the second one also correct?

    Thanks.
    No.

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    #3

    Re: I saw/send my friend off at the airport.

    What if I would say the same as in 1 but with the off dropped? Acceptable? Less usual?

    Thanks, Alex.

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    Re: I saw/send my friend off at the airport.

    Quote Originally Posted by AlexAD View Post
    What if I would say the same as in 1 but with the off dropped? Acceptable? Less usual?

    Thanks, Alex.
    "I saw my friend at the airport" is a good sentence but it has a completely different meaning to "I saw my friend off at the airport".

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    #5

    Re: I saw/send my friend off at the airport.

    Exactly. My mistake

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