throw (some) light upon (something)

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throw (some) light upon (something)

To reveal information or details about something; to clarify or help people understand something. (A more formal version of "throw (some) light on something.") We've hired a private investigator to help throw light upon the clandestine dealings of the baron. These documents we've uncovered throw some light upon how the late author's final book was meant to end.
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He also threw light upon the crucial issue of Gilgit and Baltistan, currently occupied by Pakistan.
Girl students of more than 22 government and private schools of Rawalpindi and Islamabad took part in the contest and threw light upon different aspects of life of the Holy Prophet (Peace Be Upon Him).
He threw light upon the importance of Public and private partners in the Travel and Tourism industry.
Pradeep Gupta, President of TiE and CMD of CyberMedia Group, who threw light upon the problems faced by the sector in understanding technology and adopting it in their work processes.
Panella complained that the beginning of the controversy remained obscure because of a gap in the documents, and that the first he had found that threw light upon it was dated 30 April 1444.
Director Civil Defense Saleh Muhammad threw light upon the importance of civil defense in the contemporary era.