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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com)-- The authorities of Advance 8a, a reputable firm that helps people to get through with 8a certification process, chose to throw light upon the issue of sequestration.
Irfan Niaz will throw light upon the objectives and programme of the workshop.
The witnesses' deposition is expected to throw light upon how the 10 terrorists including the lone surviving gunman Ajmal Kasab were in touch with their handlers in Pakistan through mobile phones, the prosecutor Nikam said.
They denounce as public enemies all who question their methods or throw light upon their crimes.
The torchier lamps typically stand 6 feet tall and throw light upon the ceiling with an upturned, bowl-shaped shade.
In it she may throw light upon the bizarre events of April when she disappeared for three days.
While the district court cited Goldman in finding the names of Tedder's clients irrelevant to the firm's audit, the court also applied Arthur Young when it determined that the Service had not demonstrated that the clients' identities "might throw light upon the correctness" of the law firm's return.
The campaign will also throw light upon EE's 4G services which are now being offered in the City of London, with download speeds up to 60Mbps.