throw (some) light on (something)(redirected from threw light on)
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throw (some) light on (something)
To reveal information or details about something; to clarify or help people understand something. We've hired a private investigator to help throw light on the clandestine dealings of the baron. These documents we've uncovered throw some light on how the late author's final book was meant to end.