expand (up)on (something)

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expand (up)on (something)

To discuss a topic in more detail. This is such an important point that I'd like you to expand upon it when you revise your paper.
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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?
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Prynne's highly acclaimed collection of poems, now expanded upon in this second edition of Poems, will alter the perceiving nature of the reader as the words manipulate the language to induce questioning on the minds of every reader.
It would also be nice to see the concept expanded upon to its logical conclusion: If behemoth schools are inferior to smaller, more personal ones, couldn't the same be said for school districts?
And that is [to say], as the body expanded upon heating, it required more space, so it broke the flask.
For example, VP-40's 1999 report expanded upon data the squadron already had at hand for a Battle E citation.
Conversely, the glass expanded upon exposure to a laser polarized along the width of the beam, which bent the beam downward.
The nation's premier specialty consumer electronics retailer has combined and expanded upon the key elements of its first two concept stores in Las Vegas and Oak Brook, IL, to provide customers with the ultimate consumer electronics shopping experience.
Each flashback reveals some small intrigue or clue, which, in turn, is expanded upon in subsequent flashbacks.
The south end, drilled by the company in 2005, expanded upon historical drilling by a major.
The company released two new versions of Global Storage Manager that expanded upon the software's already robust functionality and consistently earned the product top ranking in independent industry assessments.
Each line is characterized by its signature pieces and expanded upon to offer a complete line of apparel intrinsic to its market.
Bally also announced that it has expanded upon its existing agreement to include the new Dove(TM) Shampoo and Conditioners with Weightless Moisturizers and the expansion of the promotion into Bally-owned clubs in the Canadian market.
San Antonio expanded upon the company's strategy of signing service contract administration agreements with mid-sized companies as opposed to having a few large contracts represent the core of the business.
NASDAQ:EGRP) today announced that they have expanded upon their Strategic Alliance.
Detour Media has expanded upon its core business by developing a custom publishing unit that transforms digital brands into print publications.
Ziecker has aggressively expanded upon Milan's film score base by releasing more hybrid soundtracks such as "The General's Daughter," which blends score and vintage African-American spirituals.