refer back

Also found in: Idioms.
Related to refer back: pertain to, take into account, in line with

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(person, remark)sich beziehen (→ to auf +acc)
(= check back, consult again)zurückgehen (to zu)
vt sep (= pass back) decision etczurückgeben (→ to an +acc); case, matterzurückverweisen; he referred me back to youer hat mich an Sie zurückverwiesen
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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.
The geologist on hearing this will probably refer back in his mind to the Secondary epochs, when lizards, some herbivorous, some carnivorous, and of dimensions comparable only with our existing whales, swarmed on the land and in the sea.
My question is why do we always refer back to the colonial masters and wonder why they made us one country?
some of the stamps date back to the 60s of the last century while the latest refer back to 2017.
Please continue to provide great articles because I keep all of my past issues to refer back to.
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.
Karbala / NINA / The MP, of the / citizen / bloc announced that his bloc with the adoption of open-list system in the elections, adding that we cannot refer back.
As for Mr Kleiner's objection to 'refer back' as tautology, hmm.
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.