One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
1‘his journal contains many references to railways’
mention of, allusion to, comment on, remark about
citation of, instance of
2‘some references are given in the bibliography to this chapter’
source, information source, citation, authority, credit
bibliographical data, bibliography
3‘this was an appropriate case for a reference to the European Court of Justice’
referral, transfer, passing on, handover, direction, remission
4‘his employer gave him a glowing reference’
testimonial, character reference, recommendation, good word, backing
apropos, with regard to, regarding, as regards, with respect to, on the subject of, in the matter of, re
in relation to, relating to, in connection with
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