cast (some) light upon (something)

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cast (some) light upon (something)

To reveal information or details about something; to clarify or help people understand something. (A more formal version of "cast (some) light on something.") We've hired a private investigator to help cast light upon the clandestine dealings of the baron. These documents we've uncovered cast some light upon how the late author's final book was meant to end.
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Habib also stated that hosting such events on the level of the Asian continent would be a good opportunity for casting light upon the Sultanate's cultural features, as well as, its unique attractive landmarks and nature.
While these semicontinuous readings will only occasionally prove helpful in casting light upon the first reading and Gospel, which are supposed to help illumine one another, this presents a valuable opportunity to craft a continuing sermon series on Romans, which in some congregational settings could be both challenging and rewarding to preacher and hearers alike.
By casting light upon the plight of Jewish refugees in Shanghai--surely one of the least covered stories of World War II--The Port of Last Resort quietly reflects the philosophy that drives the Human Rights Watch festival itself.
Muna bint Fahd al-Said, assistant vice-chancellor of Sultan Qaboos University for Foreign Cooperation on the theatre of the Education Ministry in Al Wattiyah for the sake of encouraging the woman's excellence in all fields, casting light upon the woman's innovation, supporting and developing fields of excellence amongst other objectives.