I am a native English speaker but like so many of us I have never been taught grammer. I am trying to edit a translation and would really appreciate help with using the term refer.
“indigenous medical practitioners” refer to persons who have knowledge and capability in health care, using local indigenous medical wisdom;
The plural 'practitioners' has lead to 'refers' being corrected to 'refer'. Is this correct and why?
There was a further example in the same vein;
“other alternative medicines” refer to health care based on medical knowledge other than modern medicine, Thai traditional medicine and indigenous medicine.
Any advice would be greatly appreciated, thank you for your help.
Last edited by 2006; 03-Sep-2009 at 05:44.