throw a little light on (something)

throw a little light on (something)

To reveal a small amount of clarifying or enlightening information or details about something; to help people understand something a little bit. Authorities are appealing for any information that may help throw a little light on the child's mysterious disappearance. These documents we've uncovered throw a little light on how the late author's final book was meant to end.
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