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pertain to someone or something

to relate to someone or something; to have something to do with someone or something. I don't think that anything discussed in this meeting pertained to me. It really doesn't pertain to the matter at hand.

pertain to

v.
To be relevant to or concerned with something: In chemistry the word "basic" pertains to substances with a pH factor greater than 7.
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These pertain to navigation and wetlands issues on the Mississippi River and tributaries.
that involve risks and uncertainties, including, but not limited to, risks and uncertainties relating to integration of newly acquired businesses and assets, product delivery, product launch dates (particularly as they pertain to our Voiceglo services), the Internet, development and protection of technology, the management of growth, market acceptance of our Voiceglo VoIP and tglo products, our ability to compete successfully against established competitors with greater resources, the uncertainty of future governmental regulation (particularly as it pertains to the Internet and the provision of telephony services using the Internet), pending litigation, and other risks.
that involve risks and uncertainties, including, but not limited to, risks and uncertainties relating to pending litigation, integration of newly acquired businesses and assets, product delivery, product launch dates (particularly as they pertain to our Voiceglo services), the Internet, development and protection of technology, the management of growth, market acceptance of our Voiceglo VoIP and tglo products, our ability to compete successfully against established competitors with greater resources, the uncertainty of future governmental regulation (particularly as it pertains to the Internet and the provision of telephony services using the Internet) and other risks.
that involve risks and uncertainties, including, but not limited to, risks and uncertainties relating to integration of newly acquired businesses and assets, product delivery, product launch dates (particularly as they pertain to our Voiceglo services), the Internet, development and protection of technology, the management of growth, market acceptance of our Voiceglo VoIP products, our ability to compete successfully against established competitors with greater resources, the uncertainty of future governmental regulation (particularly as it pertains to the Internet and the provision of telephony services using the Internet) and other risks.
Furthermore, there are uncertainties that pertain to regulatory and other approvals, achieving substantial cost efficiencies in a union environment, potential brand and manufacturing portfolio realignments, employee benefit programs such as pension liabilities acquired, and future restructuring and other charges that would pertain to effecting a sizable acquisition.
that involve risks and uncertainties, including, but not limited to, risks and uncertainties relating to whether the acquisition of SendTec is completed, integration of newly acquired businesses and assets such as SendTec, product delivery, product launch dates (particularly as they pertain to our Voiceglo services), the Internet, development and protection of technology, the management of growth, market acceptance of our Voiceglo VoIP products, our ability to compete successfully against established competitors with greater resources, the uncertainty of future governmental regulation (particularly as it pertains to the Internet and the provision of telephony services using the Internet) and other risks.