refer back to

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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References in classic literature ?
Mr Sampson perceiving his frail bark to be labouring among shoals and breakers, thought it safest not to refer back to any particular thing that he had been told, lest he should refer back to the wrong thing.
They establish the core interest level of your prospect, and if the answer is positive, then you can refer back to this buy in throughout your presentation.
Many of those [current family] rules just refer back to the civil rules has historically been difficult for our practice area is civil rules would make a change and we're not always aware of it happening in advance or in enough time for us to react.
Because when you look back at your career these are the games you will refer back to and that's the message to the players, not to waste this opportunity.
As operators go up and down aisles to pick assigned cases, they no longer have to refer back to an overhead monitor to register the item that was picked and placed on the conveyor.
Therefore, rather than criticising me for being petty, I would have thought that he would have welcomed the opportunity to refer back to the primary source of my argument.
It's something we have to refer back to in case of any allegations that we have.
The basics of economic development refer back to the mining of local capacity.
If you have never cooked rice before, first refer back to the May/June 2001 issue of Vegetarian Journal, available online at <www.
For more about Danticat, you might want to refer back to David Barsamian's fascinating interview with her in our October 2003 issue, which is available on our website, www.
Instead, objects bring an unexpected aggressiveness into the overall picture--again, though, as components that refer back to nothing concrete.
To refer back to the example of the fast against communalism, people who fasted that day did so not necessarily because they were Muslims, Christians, or Hindus, but perhaps because they were individuals committed to promoting religious pluralism.
If I feel barriers creeping back up, I can refer back to the book to reinforce the benefits.
According to Walsh, one of the advantages of the CD-ROM course is the ability to refer back to the materials at any time.
Readers, whether they are farmers, dealers or salespeople, can refer back to a print ad weeks after a publication arrives.