send a message

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Verb1.send a message - give or constitute a signal, not necessarily verbally; "The lack of good teachers sends a strong message to all parents in the community"
communicate, pass along, put across, pass on, pass - transmit information ; "Please communicate this message to all employees"; "pass along the good news"
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The time has come," he said, "to send a message to America, especially the youth, that these actions, while attractive at first, may tarnish and harm you later.
I think that this is what they wanted, to send a message - to force the message - that they're not messing around anymore,'' said JetHawks pitcher Sam Smith, a former teammate of Santana's and Jacobo's.
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