expound (up)on (someone or something)

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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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The truth behind strange mounds of flesh and bone that jut up from the ground, massive gargoyles contained in abandoned ruins, and infrequent corrective precipitation is revealed, leaving a thread for a future book or series to expound upon while offering a satisfying wrap-up to the previous book.
"It would also continue to expound upon the positive redevelopment and business climate that has been gathering steam over the past several years based on the continuation of public and private investment into the downtown area."
From the several verses that expound upon the virtues of attending the recitation of the Holy Quran, coupled with its understanding, we can deduce that, we as Muslims, must refer to the Quran, as a standard operating manual that provides us guidance on how to lead life in the temporal world while also simultaneously securing an honourable station in the Hereafter.
I'd like to expound upon something contained in On the Hill that gave me reason to pause and feel old.
Eventually, the creators would love to see Dark Specter turned into a series and expound upon the storyline.
For decades, Palestinians have had to prioritize survival over resistance because the international community decided to expound upon the refugee phenomenon to accommodate Israel's colonial expansion.
Alaska Business nearly endless industry topics to expound upon.
Dr Yusuf said that the book aimed to expound upon the implications of third-party involvement in crises between regional nuclear powers like India and Pakistan .
He said that the book aimed to expound upon the implications of third party involvement in crises between regional nuclear powers like Pakistan and India.
For years, the centrality of race to the inventors of child-centered pedagogy has been underappreciated because the racial theories of the day were so pervasive that few authors felt the need to expound upon them explicitly.
(2) The theme for that year was "We Share a Voice," and, while I did not expound upon the topic in "Editor's Commentary" for that issue, I did publish the theme on its front cover, beginning a practice that continues until now.
Cook to expound upon what research she has reviewed that indicates the true cause of these ailments, if not fully or partially attributable to genetically modified foods.
At this point, the clear target for global powers -- notably the US -- is not the Assad regime but rather ISIL, with French President Francois Hollande being the most recent leader to expound upon this.
Peterson agreed, stating, "Rural telcos can expound upon the message that with quality broadband service, our youth can live in their rural communities and yet run a global business."