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illustrate something with something

1. to provide pictorial examples for a book or other document. She illustrated her book with clever line drawings. We need someone to illustrate this book with drawings.
2. Fig. to use something to show how something works, how something is meant to be, or how to do something. Would you please illustrate how to do it with a drawing or two? I think I can illustrate what I mean with a little more explanation.
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So reported below, we used Boo's example to illustrate how we dealt with the violations.
Alan Forrest explores the limits of popular support as he highlights Napoleonic expectations of local notables to work for the regime, in particular to enforce conscription, taxation, and military order, and illustrates that these were the very issues that divided imperial society.
Prints from this era illustrate as well the popularity of the violent martyrdoms of the early Christian saints.
There is a good mix of voiceover explanation and the individual workers speaking to illustrate those comments.
By the time the Code was abandoned in the 1960s, the picture had changed; it had come to illustrate moral idiocy instead.
Each of the six art montages used to illustrate the story portrays a significant aspect of his life.
Moser is the foremost American master of wood engraving--a close and arduous process that uses the end grain of the wood as the printing surface -- and the first artist since Dor[acute{e}] in 1865 to illustrate the entire Christian Bible.
As a result they have become the icons of Islamic science and are too often used to illustrate almost anything dealing with that subject.
To illustrate how the figures of court dance became clearly defined spatially, a male dancer is shown performing the balletic directions (alignments), such as croise devant, ecarte, efface.
For example, the young American painter Sean Scully picked Conrad's "Heart of Darkness" and will illustrate it with eight abstract color etchings.