cast/shed/throw light on

idiom

: to help to explain (something) : to make it possible to understand or know more about (something)
She is developing new theories that might shed some light on these unusual phenomena.
I hope my explanation throws light on their behavior.

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“Cast/shed/throw light on.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/cast%2Fshed%2Fthrow%20light%20on. Accessed 5 Feb. 2023.

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