I asked her to send for a doctor. (daum.net)
For ‘my’ asking, do we need three persons (I, her, and a person who’ll deliver my asking message to a doctor)? For the interpretation of the following sentence of this, ‘we sent for the doctor’, someone interpreted on the same website as if it needs not any go-between; while other interpretations seem to need the go-between.
What is the meaning of ‘send for’? Does ‘send for’ have two meanings?
One, ‘send for’ is direct requesting from A to B.
Two, ‘send for’ is indirect requesting that needs a go-between between A and B.
(In latter case, does the verb, send, have the followed meaning?: “send someone or communication tools, e.g. telegraph, for summon someone)