send (someone) sprawling

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Definition of send (someone) sprawling

: to cause (someone) to fall in a violent and uncontrolled way One punch sent him sprawling in the dirt.

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“Send (someone) sprawling.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/send%20%28someone%29%20sprawling. Accessed 13 Aug. 2022.

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