enlighten (someone) about (someone or something)

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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.
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The study of religions should enlighten us about interfaith dynamism.
But he has been able to enlighten us about the makings of the masterpieces, such as Kgaz Ke Phool , Sahib Bibi Aur Ghulam and Chaudhvin Ka Chand ", says Sttvic.
Summary: DUBAI -- The stories of women in the Quran are so illuminating that they enlighten us about ways to deal with all present-day issues related to women far away from argument and disputes.
This loaded term, associated as it is with Holocaust denial, does nothing to enlighten us about future energy provision for Wales.
The brand of fiction in which Tom Slemen deals is one which, handled by a master like Poe can employ seemingly obscure and oblique methods to enlighten us about everyday phenomena which, in our familiarity, we gradually fail to recognise and appreciate.
So, it was good of Chris Moyles to enlighten us about the piddling sum he picks up for ranting and occasionally playing a record - a mere half-million quid.
Now into his second series of the show, ethnobotanist James Wong continues his mission to enlighten us about the magic of the natural world, and how familiar plants can be turned into simple natural remedies that can help us to ease the symptoms of minor aliments including coughs, colds, eczema, insect bites and insomnia.
Maybe he can enlighten us about the last time a cabinet was elected by the voters in this country?
To enlighten us about Down's Syndrome, or simply to cynically crank up the misery?
"They enlighten us about their own needs, whether it be products and services, or staffing requirements."
Perhaps Mr Horridge can enlighten us about Mr Horridge, since he criticises us, and since he tells us nothing of himself.
Perhaps he will enlighten us about a pounds 400,000 donation to the Conservatives which the party of law and order did not return - even after it became clear Nadir had systematically milked his company to such an extent it eventually collapsed owing pounds 2billion.
MARGARET Thatcher feels she must enlighten us about the need to avoid an "elective dictatorship" after only one Labour term.
Dale Bumpers the opportunity to enlighten us about the monstrosity that is the Mining Act of 1872.
This is just one of the more bizarre moments in the story of how pundits have sought to enlighten us about Haiti.