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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?
See also: expand, on
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BPH affects up to 23 million men worldwide; 50 percent of men over 50, and 80 percent of men over 80, suffer from the progressive and naturally occurring condition that enlarges the prostate gland.
As the gland enlarges with age, it partially closes the urethra and restricts urine flow.
The gland enlarges with age until it partially closes the urethra and restricts urine flow from the bladder.
By reducing vibration, the piezo damper enlarges the sweet spot and reduces unwanted "sting.
By combining with Envirogard, EnSys expands and diversifies its product base and target markets, enlarges our R&D pipeline, strengthens our coverage of the growing European market, and creates opportunities for operating efficiencies which will benefit future financial performance.
The bonds now offered continue the CTP with amortization delayed until 2018 to enlarge funds available for the program.