Purdum quoted Kansas Rep. Tim Huelskamp as saying he instructs his staff to refer callers to Kathleen Sebelius.
They did not show me the email, nor did they refer to Neville Thurlbeck.
A thing I learned today: at Taco Bell, they refer to the Doritos Locos Tacos as simply, “the DLT.”
Still, you love them like family, which is how they refer to each other.
Oprah may not “do” stairs, but she seemingly does refer to herself in the third person.
If you sit beside the beggar who perished at your gates, what will you say to him if he should refer to matters such as these?
I refer, of course, to man's mastery over the latent forces of Nature.
But right here our rock-descriptive powers give out—we can only refer to the map.
At the end of it, he asked, "Did you--you must excuse me--refer to me at all?"
These refer to the subject of the sentence or clause in which they stand; like myself, yourself, in 'I see myself,' etc.
late 14c., "to trace back (to a first cause), attribute, assign," from Old French referer (14c.) and directly from Latin referre "to relate, refer," literally "to carry back," from re- "back" (see re-) + ferre "carry" (see infer). Meaning "to commit to some authority for a decision" is from mid-15c.; sense of "to direct (someone) to a book, etc." is from c.1600. Related: Referred; referring.
A front-page paragraph referring to a story on an inside page: The Times ran a reefer with the new term for ''change of mind'' subtly noted/ The Timeses of New York or LA could produce front pages of refers, meaning concise summaries that resemble the tops of articles (1990s+ Newspaper office)