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expound (up)on (someone or something)

To talk about or explain someone or something in detail. Please expound on Claire to me because I can't understand some of the wacky things she's done. I had to expound upon my thesis proposal, but the professor did eventually approve my topic.
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expound (up)on (someone or something) to (someone or something)

To talk about or explain someone or something in detail. Please expound on Claire to me because I can't understand some of the wacky things she's done. I had to expound upon my thesis proposal, but the professor did eventually approve my topic.
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expound

((up)on someone or something) (to someone) to speak at length about someone or something to someone. (Upon is formal and less commonly used than on.) Let me expound upon Tom to you for a while. I think you need all the details on his qualifications. Please do not expound on Bill anymore.
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The justice furthered: "Congress cannot tell the SC how it is going to admit people to the Bar." He ordered Calida to expound on his justification in their memoranda.
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However, we did have a minortriumph at the public inquiry held in Dolwyddelan school when one of the great unwashed, living 200 miles away, got up to expound his views.
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The story is extremely tightly constructed to expound the story line and, what is more important, gradually to reveal the futility and falsity of the girl's life.
Anyway it's just a thought and you should expound on this,' Lacson who chairs the Senate public order committee, added.
Therefore, although I recognise it is anyone's right to believe in whatever they wish, be it belief in ghosts, tooth fairies, flying saucers or spirits in the sky, they must not expound that belief to others as though it were an absolute truth.
Ordinary Catholics need to hear faithful theologians who can expound on and explain the teachings of the faith in a simple, uplifting and inspiring manner.
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Sharpton will expound his views on needed changes in America, its leaders and his concerns about the economy, foreign policy and the war on drugs, among other topics.