refer to
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A transitive verb phrase is a phrase that combines a verb with a preposition or other particle and requires a direct object (e.g. Take out the trash.).
transitive verb phrase
1. (to mention)
a. hacer refencia a
The group leader gave a report of the trip without referring to any of the problems we'd had.El líder de grupo dio un informe del viaje sin hacer referencia a ninguno de los problemas que habíamos tenido.
b. referirse a
Angie referred to the author as "one of the major influences on my work."Angie se refirió al autor como "una de las principales influencias sobre mi trabajo".
2. (to apply to)
a. referirse a
What I'm saying obviously doesn't refer to everyone, only those who haven't replied yet.Evidentemente, lo que digo no se refiere a todos, solo a los que todavía no han respondido.
b. aplicarse a
The new rule refers to anyone born after April 6th 1980.La nueva regla se aplica a todos los que nacieron después del 6 de abril de 1980.
3. (to check)
a. consultar
Sally gave the whole speech without once referring to her notes.Sally dio todo el discurso sin consultar sus apuntes ni una sola vez.
b. consultar con
Jake said he had to refer to his boss before he could authorize the discount.Jake dijo que tenía que consultar con su jefa antes de autorizar el descuento.
4. (to send)
a. remitir a
The company said they didn't offer the holiday I wanted, but they referred me to a company they thought could help.La empresa dijo que no ofrecía las vacaciones que yo quería, pero me remitieron a una empresa que pensaban podría ayudarme.
b. derivar a
William's doctor referred him to a cardiologist at his last appointment.El doctor de William lo derivó al cardiólogo en su última cita.
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refer to
A transitive verb phrase is a phrase that combines a verb with a preposition or other particle and requires a direct object (e.g. Take out the trash.).
transitive verb phrase
1. (consult)
a. consultar
2. (allude to, mention)
a. referirse a
who are you referring to?¿a quién te estás refiriendo?
referred to as…conocido(a) como…
he never refers to itnunca hace referencia al asunto
3. (apply to)
a. referirse a, ser aplicable a
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