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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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In addition, the Arab League, instead of merely reaffirming their 2002 and 2007 peace plan, would do well to enlarge upon it by putting, as it were, "meat on the bones." They could, for example, spell out in greater detail the types of investment and/or trade incentives that would accompany final peace and/or normalization.
Each chapter contains several timelines, and the illustrations and accompanying texts enlarge upon the timelines' events.
The editors would welcome suggestions for further special editions dedicated to 'Documents of Performance.' We also invite readers to contest identifications or otherwise comment or enlarge upon all the documents and essays that have appeared in this journal.
Maybe Mr Blair can enlarge upon as to what he was exposed.
One might therefore ask why she has not expanded this volume, perhaps doubling its length, in order to enlarge upon this very complexity?
In particular, Keith Chandler has made available numerous illustrations that enlarge upon his article on Richard Heritage, the singer, musician, and morris dancer from Marsh Gibbon, Buckinghamshire, in FMJ, 9.1 (2006).
This is always an issue for the scrupulous scholar--what to enlarge upon, what to jettison--but this is the only equivocation about this impressive book, written with both passion and clarity.
"After you have achieved the necessary potential to step into Europe, you carry out an inventory of market demand, and cluster the professionals to meet the outsourcing possibilities for a sustainable long term presence in the market," he said.Moderator of the seminar and Manager of EJEP's Engineering Products SMG, Ms Jansette Quandour, rounded up the meeting by reiterating the need for the concerted efforts of all the interested parties to bring about a real movement in the AE services sector for outsourcing into the five EU countries selected in the study and concluded, "This has been a good brainstorming initiative, which we hope to enlarge upon to achieve the AE sector's aspirations."Opportunities to export Engineering Design Services to Europe
The author should consider an expanded version to enlarge upon the themes laid out so ably here.
Furthermore (let us enlarge upon this), this proscription was introduced not to preserve privilege but, sorrowfully, when it was noticed that despite everyone's desire, the simplest religious ideas were as difficult to comprehend as the highest mathematics and that they had been transformed into a kind of gnosis.