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phrasal verb [transitive] informal
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present tense
I/you/we/theyship off
he/she/itships off
present participleshipping off
past tenseshipped off
past participleshipped off
  1. to send someone somewhere, usually when they do not want to go

    We were shipped off to our grandparents’ for the summer vacation.

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