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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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Expanding upon the tradition of reflected light at Cranbrook developed by Saarinen, the approach from Woodward is defined by a long, low curving wall of Cor-Ten embedded in the earth and illuminated by concealed light.
Expanding upon her first effort, the much acclaimed The Alchemy of Race and Rights, Williams, in this more recent volume, joins public intellectuals such as Cornel West, Henry "Skip" Gates, and bell hooks, who all have followed in the footsteps of W.
Expanding upon his previous studies, Professor Terry's book focuses on the latter half of the Golden Age known also as the Baroque period, and brings to fruition a distinguished career dedicated not only to Renaissance and Baroque Castilian lyrics, but to Medieval and modern Catalonian poetry.
Following in and expanding upon the tradition of such other Gotham buildings as The Foundry, New Gotham and ATLAS New York, Nicole aims to allow true individual expression through a unique living atmosphere, while at the same time offering a sense of community unusual in most rental buildings.
Volume I focused upon the concept of the Academy, expanding upon the title of the ALV journal itself Volume II was dedicated to Leonardo and sculpture, volume III to Leonardo and the moderns, volume IV to Leonardo and the antique.
We chose to build upon our existing portfolio of New York City rent-stabilized housing by pursuing more opportunistic investment prospects, such as investing in suburban multi-family properties and subsidized housing projects, as well as expanding upon our development platform.
Local 164 is dedicated to expanding upon these innovative programs, which have elevated the quality of electrical and telecommunications services throughout the construction industry."
David Piaker, partner in charge of the project states that "we are expanding upon the traditional store setting, well established by Scully & Scully.