Translation of "refer to sb/sth" - English-Traditional Chinese dictionary

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refer to sb/sth

phrasal verb with refer uk /rɪˈfɜːr/ us /rɪˈfɝː/ verb -rr-

B2 to talk or write about someone or something, especially in only a few words

(尤指簡短地)提到,談及,談起
In her autobiography she occasionally refers to her unhappy schooldays. 在其自傳中,她偶爾提及了她不幸的學生時代。
He always refers to the house as his "refuge". 他總是把這座房子稱為他的「避難所」。

C1 If writing or information refers to someone or something, it relates to that person or thing

涉及…;與…相關
The new salary scale only refers to company managers and directors. 新的工資級別標準只適用於公司經理和主管人員。

More examples

  • Pronouns are often used to refer to a noun that has already been mentioned.
  • It's something of a misnomer to refer to these inexperienced boys as soldiers.
  • Outside England, the Anglican Church is often referred to as the Episcopalian Church.
  • The children on trial were referred to as child X and child Y.
  • On page two of your handout you will find a list of the books that I have referred to during the lecture.

(Translation of “refer to sb/sth” from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Traditional) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)