These people sent a man here to sound me out.
In fact, he sent men to put out the fire.
Sometimes he sent men to his family with money or food, she said.
Yes, but he sent his men to bring me back.
Once upon a time, he would have sent his man ahead to check the place out.
But they've sent us five very good men who all know what to look for.
We still do not know who sent the man, or why.
These men were sent to the front and many saw action.
But he and the men with him had been sent only a little out of their way.
A better idea would be to send a single man to test him.