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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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1) Grant Huscroft, Expounding the Constitution: Essays in Constitutional Theory (ed, 2008) (hereafter, Expounding the Constitution) (emphasis mine).
Waluchow, 'Constitutional Morality and Bills of Rights' in Expounding the Constitution 65.
8) David Dyzenhaus, 'The Incoherence of Constitutional Positivism' in Expounding the Constitution 138.
9) T R S Allan, 'Constitutional Justice and the Concept of Law' in Expounding the Constitution 219 and 233.
10) Mark D Walters, 'Written Constitutions and Unwritten Constitutionalism' in Expounding the Constitution 245.
12) Jeffrey Goldsworthy, 'Unwritten Constitutional Principles' in Expounding the Constitution 38.
13) James Allan, 'The Travails of Justice Waldron' in Expounding the Constitution 161.
15) Larry Alexander, 'Constitutions, Judicial Review, Moral Rights, and Democracy: Disentangling the Issues' in Expounding the Constitution 119 and 137.
Miller, 'Justification and Rights Limitations' in Expounding the Constitution 93.