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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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A lengthier text would have enabled the inclusion of case studies and practical examples of documentation and experiences to clarify and support the best practice expounded. Perhaps this reflects Shepherd and Yeo's archival educator backgrounds directing and lecturing on the archives and records management master's program at University College London's School of Library, Archives and Information Studies.
As the editors show in their preface, the traditional view expounded a generation ago by A.
The concluding section, entitled "Methodological Guideposts," discusses ethical implications in pursuing the vision expounded in the book.
Many have rushed into print about his appointment, some critically, which caused the archbishop to comment at a press conference that it was a curious experience to read about "opinions you didn't know you held expounded on your behalf." I believe a greater knowledge of the challenges facing the church in the new global reality will help us to understand better what lies ahead for the archbishop.
Recently its senior director of procurement, Lisa Huckelbury, expounded on the new organization in an interview with Nursing Homes/Long Term Care Management Editor Richard L.
"Well the early ends were slow," he expounded (0-0, 0-0, 0-0), "but, my goodness, it's picked up" - meaning that someone had finally scored a point.
Du Bois's stance as he expounded it in his 1926 essay "Criteria of Negro Art," which advocated simultaneously the creation of realistic, complex black characters as a way of countering stereotypes ("truth") and the promotion of positive images of African Americans ("beauty").
The themes that emerge in these scenarios are expounded upon throughout the book.
The second theme is to be found mainly in the writings of Otto Bauer, where it is expounded as part of his conception of a democratic and peaceful road to socialism.
Various myths that dilute the role of distance learning in contemporary teaching are expounded in Harvey's (page 42) work.
One, first expounded by the seventeenth century English philosopher Thomas Hobbes in The Leviathan, saw the basis of society as a `social contract', under which, in the interests of survival, warring individuals handed over power to a central authority.
In an interview with CE last year, he caustically expounded on his decision to terminate 1,000 employees when he joined Abbey in 1991.
The works of Johann Gottlieb Fichte and Friedrich von Schelling expounded the Romantic doctrine in philosophy, while the theologian Friedrich Schleiermacher demonstrated the necessity of individualism in religious thought.
The psalm is then expounded as a coherent poem, the prayer of an individual who is able to set his suffering and desired restoration in a national and universal frame.
Gall does a fine job of presenting important facets of German social, political, and cultural history through the generational chapters of this eloquently expounded family chronicle.