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.
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.