expand on/upon

phrasal verb
expanded on/upon; expanding on/upon; expands on/upon

Definition of expand 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.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/expand%20on/upon. Accessed 21 January 2020.

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