expand on/upon

phrasal verb

expanded on/upon; expanding on/upon; expands on/upon
: to speak or write about (something) in a more complete or detailed way : elaborate on
She declined to expand on her earlier statement.
Please expand on that idea.
Researchers will expand upon their data in a new study.

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“Expand on/upon.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/expand%20on%2Fupon. Accessed 5 Feb. 2023.

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