One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
A reference to a specific page or group of pages in a book, periodical, etc.‘page references to the second edition’
- ‘Could you direct me to the transcript where that happened, if you just give me the page references?’
- ‘The page references are given for both the German original and the corresponding English version.’
- ‘Quotes accompanied by page references denote scenes from published scripts that did not make it into the final film.’
- ‘The reference gave only the author and date of publication, without a page reference.’
- ‘Excerpts from the book, complete with page references, were handwritten on the walls.’
- ‘An index is provided for the entire volume and includes common names, Latin names, and page references to various terms used throughout the book.’
- ‘The page references cited in the text correspond to the English edition.’
- ‘Copy-editors may miss wrong page references, name inconsistencies, misspellings, punctuation slips, that sort of thing.’
- ‘Wherever possible I shall give page references to the second edition of this collection.’
- ‘I did have a page reference and quote to back that up, but the book got tidied away.’
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