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enlighten (someone) about (someone or something)

To inform someone about someone or something. Would you please enlighten me about your so-called "brilliant" plan for this weekend? Don't worry, I enlightened your boyfriend about what you would actually like for Christmas.
See also: enlighten

enlighten (someone) on (someone or something)

To inform someone about someone or something. Would you please enlighten me on your so-called "brilliant" plan for this weekend? Don't worry, I enlightened your boyfriend on what you would actually like for Christmas.
See also: enlighten, on

enlighten someone

(about someone or something) and enlighten someone (on someone or something) to tell someone the facts about someone or something. Please enlighten me about this trip you are planning. Would you enlighten me on the current state of things? Enlighten me about Sarah. She enlightened herself about automobile engines.
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Material Sciences Corporation's Smart Steel(R) was the winner of the 2019 Enlighten Award in the Enabling Technology category.
The Enlighten Award is the industry's only award that promotes and celebrates innovation in automotive light-weighting.
Critique: A volume of impressive insights and a kind of reference workbook that is as informed and informative as it is thoughtful and thought-provoking, "Enlighten Your Life: Spiritual Guidance + Life Coaching" offers a life-changing, life-enhancing, practical instruction guide.
Alkermes plans to use safety and efficacy data from the ENLIGHTEN pivotal programme to serve as the basis for a New Drug Application (NDA) to be submitted to the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA), pending study results.
Enlighten Hope's managing director Iveta Liovinaite said: "Our personal development in terms of business acumen, ability, confidence and self-belief has surpassed our wildest dreams.
Laser company Cutera (NasdaqGS:CUTR) reported on Friday that it has received regulatory clearance for its enlighten picosecond laser platform in Canada and Taiwan.
In addition, new Enlighten software products, MyEnlighten and Enlighten Manager, are now available to further improve the solar consumer's experience and the installer's management of their fleet of systems.
Shaikh Sultan bin Mohammed Al Qasimi, Member of Supreme Council and Ruler of Sharjah, has reiterated that intellectuals in the UAE embody an eternal freedom, which is the freedom to judge things, and they have a mind that reveals more lies and supports rational truth, pointing out the importance of their mission to enlighten the intellect and aid the dissemination of culture.
If there is anyone out there who knows and can enlighten me if she is entitled to any medal for their services or is it just for land army etc.
It is called the Altair Enlighten Award; it will be presented in August 2013, in collaboration with CAR, to mark achievements of weight reduction in the auto industry, from motorcycles to buses, and vehicles in between.
TELECOMWORLDWIRE-September 21, 2011-Verizon Wireless to offer LG Enlighten from Thursday(C)1994-2011 M2 COMMUNICATIONS http://www.m2.com
LIGHTING specialists Enlighten Design is the latest company to join Durham Cathedral's pioneering Corporate Partner Scheme.
Canadian industrial designer Howard Suissa creates exclusive desktop computers that "provide an emotional connection to digital living." Enlighten is a limited-edition computer model that includes cutting-edge components and is designed with the client's choice of air or liquid cooling systems, with special attention given to air flow.