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    tufguy is offline VIP Member
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    Could you please refer me at your company?

    John: Could you please refer me at your company?

    Carter: No, I don't refer or suggest or recommend anyone at my company. I can inform you when interviews take place.

    John: Who refereed or gave reference of Ann at your company? Who got her appointed there?

    Carter: Okay, I have to leave now.

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    Re: Could you please refer me at your company?

    In the first two, I would use to not at. I would say who was Ann's referee.

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    Re: Could you please refer me at your company?

    Quote Originally Posted by Tdol View Post
    In the first two, I would use to not at. I would say who was Ann's referee.
    John: Could you please refer me to your company?

    Carter: No, I don't refer or suggest or recommend anyone to my company. I can inform you when interviews take place.

    John: Who was Ann's referee at your company (is it correct to use 'at your company' here?)? Who got her appointed there?

    Carter: Okay, I have to leave now.

    Can we say "who recommended/ suggested/ referred/ her to your company?"

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    Re: Could you please refer me at your company?

    Quote Originally Posted by tufguy View Post
    Can we say "who recommended/suggested/referred her to your company?"
    Yes. Don't put a space on either side of a slash. Don't use a slash after a list of options.
    I am not a teacher.

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    Re: Could you please refer me at your company?

    Quote Originally Posted by GoesStation View Post
    Yes. Don't put a space on either side of a slash. Don't use a slash after a list of options.
    Who was Ann's referee at your company (is it correct to use 'at your company' here?)? Who got her appointed there? How about these?

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    Re: Could you please refer me at your company?

    I wouldn't use any of this. I especially wouldn't call someone a referee unless they were wearing a black-and-white striped uniform.

    Would you serve as a reference for me? Who was/were Ann's reference(s)?

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    Re: Could you please refer me at your company?

    "Please provide the details of two referees" is common on job application forms in the UK.
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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    Re: Could you please refer me at your company?

    Quote Originally Posted by emsr2d2 View Post
    "Please provide the details of two referees" is common on job application forms in the UK.
    Is "referee" incorrect or correct in this context?

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    Re: Could you please refer me at your company?

    In the US, you would be asked for "references." Apparently, "referees" is used in this context in the UK.

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    Re: Could you please refer me at your company?

    In the UK, you might be asked for references or referees. The "reference" is the actual letter/email/phone call from the person who knows you and is (hopefully) going to say good things about you. The "referee" is the person who knows you.
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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