Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

Chinese (Traditional) translation of “refer to sb/sth”

See all translations

refer to sb/sth

phrasal verb with refer /rɪˈfɜːr/ US  /-ˈfɝː/ verb (-rr-)
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」。
Quoting and making references
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。
Quoting and making references
(Definition of refer to sb/sth from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Traditional) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website

Definitions of “refer to sb/sth” in other dictionaries

Word of the Day

ellipsis

a situation in which words are left out of a sentence but the sentence can still be understood

Word of the Day

Euphemisms (Words used to Avoid Offending People)

by Kate Woodford,
March 04, 2015
​​​ We recently looked at the language that we use to describe lies and lying. One area of lying that we considered was ‘being slightly dishonest, or not speaking the complete truth’. One reason for not speaking the complete truth is to avoid saying something that might upset or offend people. Words and

Read More 

snapchat verb

March 02, 2015
to send someone a message using the photomessaging application Snapchat We used to have a thing until he got a girlfriend. now

Read More