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refer someone back to someone or something

to suggest that someone go back to someone or something, such as the source. I referred the client back to the lawyer she had originally consulted. Tom referred the customer back to the manufacturer who had made the shoddy product.
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refer something back to someone or something

 and refer something back
to send something back to someone or a group for action. Dr. Smith knows more about this kind of case, so I referred it back to him. They referred back all the bills.
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I always enjoy reading your magazine but these articles were packed with information that I will refer back to over and over.
The date sets the designated endpoint of the common observation period, and all MDS items refer back in time from this point.
In the provision, "or other" appears to refer back to "limited partnership" and thus to include any passive activity other than a limited partnership.
I WOULD like to refer back to a statement made in the Racing Post on Saturday, April 10 in which a Mr S Fisher, a director of Stan James who also sits on the BAGS committee, claimed that bookmakers are losing money on BAGS racing.
For months or even years, the immune system's memory cells refer back to the antigens for information on how to combat these bacteria or viruses.
Each request is modeled and then placed in the PAM repository so future faculty members and researchers can refer back to best practices when submitting for project grants.
They left the same year, but when (people) refer back to them, it reflects back on the school even though those people are long gone.
Garcia Alix's images often refer back to the artist himself, sometimes in oblique ways.
Using signs and symbols in a narrative context, referring back to his personal predicaments, intending also to refer back to more basic human issues, Michael Gustavius Payne's paintings are products of both the conscious and unconscious mind.
He said: "The survey will recognise the forward looking use of electronic techniques and refer back to the original Domesday Book land survey of 1086.
I can even refer back to previous examples, which I couldn't do when I had to frequently erase the board," said Katie Bradbury, Saint Mary's School mathematics teacher.
But if critics invoke Guston to signal a precedent shift from abstraction to figuration, what they often fail to note is that the "Klan" paintings of the '70s refer back to his pre-AbEx career as a young social realist.
Our collaboration with GOAL/QPC allowed us to build on the strengths of both organizations to develop a succinct guide that automotive suppliers can refer back to over and over again even after they are certified to TS 16949.
I always refer back to when Ali lost the fight to (Leon) Spinks and Floyd Patterson losing to (Ingemar) Johansson.
ShareStream also retains the change history of assets and logs changes made to documents through the approval process, making it easy to refer back to past comments or previous versions.