throw (some) light upon (something)

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throw (some) light upon (something)

To reveal information or details about something; to clarify or help people understand something. (A more formal version of "throw (some) light on something.") We've hired a private investigator to help throw light upon the clandestine dealings of the baron. These documents we've uncovered throw some light upon how the late author's final book was meant to end.
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While throwing light upon the importance of health, safety and environment, Director HSE remarked that these three elements are directly connected with the production activities and it is the prime responsibility of administration to ensure health, safety and clean environment for the employees.
Throwing light upon the role of physicians and clinicians at Dr.
Drawing upon all of these assets, IAFRI will be in an unrivalled position to support food security nationally and globally, throwing light upon every aspect, from food production and its environmental consequences, to the implications, both personal and societal, of the choices that consumers make every day as they fill their supermarket trolleys.
While throwing light upon the China's rise as a great economic power,
Throwing light upon driving an consolidated approach that spans technology, domestication and innovation initiatives, GE Oil & Gas is also sponsoring the Young Adipec Program, held with the support of Sheikh Nahyan bin Mubarak Al Nahyan, UAE Minister of Culture, Youth, and Community Development.
Throwing light upon the sensitive issue of border killings, Mukherjee said protecting human life was of prime importance and that the border security forces ahve been advised not to kill people on the border unnecessarily.
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