He was after tuition. He was picking him up to home.

"Where are we going?" He asked.

"I am sending you home."

I told him as I will go to work after that.

Can send use on person? We usually say send for things. How about person?

  • Side question, where or how is "tuition" used in this way any more? I've never heard of it -- to me the more natural expressions are "tutoring", "tutelage", "instruction", "teaching", or "lessons". "Tuition" only refers to the cost of such things. I'm not saying it's wrong, but I am curious where it might still be common.
    – Andrew
    Sep 28, 2017 at 13:35
  • I think you mean school or lessons, but not "tuition". We don't really use the word "tuition" the way you're using it. Also, you would have to say something like "He had gotten out of school" or "It was after his school", but you can't say "He was after school".
    – stangdon
    Sep 28, 2017 at 21:47

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There is nothing inherently improper in speaking of sending a person somewhere.

In this case, however, it appears that you are not sending the student home. To send someone or something to a destination means to cause them to leave your presence and move to the destination; but if someone or something remains with you while you move to the destination you take them there.

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