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enlarge (up)on (something)

To add or supply more information or details about something. I can see you aren't familiar with this material yet, so allow me to briefly enlarge upon it for you. I asked the boss to enlarge on the details of the proposal for me.
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expand (up)on something

 and enlarge (up)on something
Fig. to add detail to a report about something; to say more about something. Would you please expand upon that last remark? Would you care to enlarge upon your remarks?
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Common symptoms of enlarged prostate include nocturia, frequent and urgent urination, incomplete emptying, starting and stopping, and weak stream.
Vegetables and fruits rich in beta-carotene and lutein may lower the risk of having a benign enlarged prostate.
The newly-enlarged EMS Group ( Enlarged Group ), formed as a result of EMS Energy Limited s ( EMS ) Very Substantial Acquisition ( VSA ) of the Koastal Group ( Koastal ), today announced that it has signed a binding Letter of Intent ( LOI ) worth US$570 million for the supply, testing and commissioning of up to six sets of Major Equipment Package ( MEP ) for rigs, each worth US$95 million per set.
OR THE ENLARGED GROUP'S INSURANCE BUSINESS) ARE FORWARD LOOKING
The enlarged group will be known as Genel Energy and Genel s existing shareholders will own half the enlarged group, Vallares said yesterday
Dr Miriam says: At your age these symptoms point to an enlarged prostate gland, which circles the base of your bladder and can press on the urethra (the tube that carries urine out of the body).
Summary: UNITED NATIONS, June 30, 2010, SPA -- Pakistan on Monday made a strong case for the representation of regional organizations, such as the Organization of Islamic Conference (OIC) and the Arab league, in an enlarged UN Security Council as talks continued on ways to reform the 15-member body.
BUSINESS Secretary Lord Mandelson is in "good form" after undergoing a routine operation to deal with a suspected enlarged prostate gland, a Government spokesman said yesterday.
The 11 winners and their six displays were Paul Jeffrey, who entered an enlarged Dracula stamp; Matthew Ruggieri, Garrett Ruggieri, Mara Lux, Sabrina Mundel and Chris Lanik, a mathematical musical video; Tyne Castenada, an enlarged greeting card; Max Jeffrey, enlarged stained glass; Mitchell Hoffer, a golf video; and Valeria Ojeda and Vanessa Hernandez, the ice cream cone display.
France Telecom and Orange today announce that it is the intention to launch the IPO of the enlarged Orange early in the new year.
The images, which may be enlarged or drawn over, are scanned and then laser printed onto self-adhesive film.
The researchers moved enough pairs of nestlings to create similar numbers of diminished, enlarged, and untouched families.
Prostate conditions such as prostatitis, enlarged prostate and prostate cancer are affecting men world-wide.
1) The diameter of the natural ostium varies from 2 to 7 mm, (2) If the natural ostium is judged to be inadequate for ventilation, it can be enlarged with biting instruments or with a powered microdebrider.
Also here were works reflecting another aspect of Silverthorne's art: on a shelf, two scraps of Styrofoam--junk from the casting process, each about as long as a finger joint, elevated on black sponges; and on the floor, copies of these forms, again enlarged, on sponge-shaped pedestals of their own.