referirse a
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An intransitive verb phrase is a phrase that combines a verb with a preposition or other particle and does not require a direct object (e.g. Everybody please stand up.).
intransitive verb phrase
1. (to allude to)
a. to refer to
Perdón, me refería a Suiza, no a Suecia.Sorry, I was referring to Switzerland, not Sweden.
2. (to be related to)
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
En lo que se refiere al transporte público, solamente circulan los autobuses.As far as public transportation is concerned, only the buses are running.
En lo que se refiere a los invitados, todavía no hemos enviado las invitaciones.Regarding the guests, we still haven't sent out the invitations.
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