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refer sb/sth to sb/sth

phrasal verb with refer
 
 
/rɪˈfɜːr/ verb ( present participle referring, past tense and past participle referred)
to send someone or something to a different place or person for information or help: My doctor referred me to a specialist. All customer complaints are referred to the main office.Delivering and despatchingTaking someone somewhere or telling them the way
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