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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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The UroLift System is designed to relieve symptoms caused by an enlarged prostate, while preserving sexual function.
The Enlarged Group is expected to enter into formal contracts with the Buyer before 31 December 2015, subject to the outcome of exclusive negotiations between the two parties.
Location and Lymph nodes and Distribution: Distribution of enlarged lymph nodes was also analyzed, with the location of the node (Left lower quadrant, Right lower quadrant and para-umbilical region.
Asked whether the minister had been suffering from benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH) or enlarged prostate gland, the spokesman said: "The operation is over now, and once we have heard from the surgeon, we will know exactly what it was.
The first question that was referred to the Enlarged Board of Appeal was whether a divisional application which was filed containing subject matter, extending beyond the content of the parent application as originally filed (therefore contrary to Articles 76(1) and 123(2)), can be amended after filing and still maintain the filing date of the parent application.
Tomatoes and other lycopene-rich foods the men ate had no impact on their risk of an enlarged prostate.
Once on the enlarged sections, each element on the chart is linked to a template with related resources applicable to that particular element.
It was clever to describe the trials and tribulations of your long search in The letter to Anna (all works 2005), an enlarged missive, complete with huge coffee stains, which was strategically hung near a video portrait of Jukka standing in a snowy field in Belgrade, where you met him last winter.
One is vacant; one is developed with a 40,000 s/f building that cannot be enlarged because it cannot support the extra load, and cannot be demolished because it has tenants under long-term leases.
Atlanta Hawks center Jason Collier died from a sudden heart rhythm disturbance caused by an abnormally enlarged heart, an autopsy showed.
The mass extended along the path of the maxillary branch of the trigeminal nerve into the middle cranial fossa through the left foramen rotundum (figure 2), which was enlarged and had increased in size since 3 weeks earlier.
Experts at the University of Edinburgh have found a link between poor mental function and enlarged channels around blood vessels in the brain.
Formal opening of the first sitting of the enlarged European Parliament
The scan showed enlarged lymph nodes in his abdomen, which can be a sign of bowel cancer, and the GP feared the worst.