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  • expand\ upon — • enlarge on • enlarge upon • expand on • expand upon v To talk or write more about; say or explain more completely or at greater length. The teacher enlarged on the uses of atomic power …   Словарь американских идиом

  • expand upon — see expand on …   English dictionary

  • expand upon something — exˈpand on/upon sth derived to say more about sth and add some details • Could you expand on that point, please? Main entry: ↑expandderived …   Useful english dictionary

  • expand on/upon — [phrasal verb] expand on/upon (something) : to speak or write about (something) in a more complete or detailed way She declined to expand on her earlier statement. Please expand [=elaborate] on that idea. Researchers will expand upon t …   Useful english dictionary

  • expand on — or expand upon PHRASAL VERB If you expand on or expand upon something, you give more information or details about it when you write or talk about it. [V P n] The president used today s speech to expand on remarks he made last month. [V P n] ...a… …   English dictionary

  • expand — [[t]ɪkspæ̱nd[/t]] ♦♦♦ expands, expanding, expanded 1) V ERG If something expands or is expanded, it becomes larger. Engineers noticed that the pipes were not expanding as expected... The money supply expanded by 14.6 per cent in the year to… …   English dictionary

  • expand\ on — • enlarge on • enlarge upon • expand on • expand upon v To talk or write more about; say or explain more completely or at greater length. The teacher enlarged on the uses of atomic power …   Словарь американских идиом

  • expand on — or[expand upon] See: ENLARGE ON or ENLARGE UPON …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • expand on — or[expand upon] See: ENLARGE ON or ENLARGE UPON …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • expand — [ek spand′, ikspand′] vt. [ME expanden < L expandere < ex , out + pandere, to spread, extend; akin to patere: see FATHOM] 1. to spread out; open out; stretch out; unfold [the eagle expanded its wings] 2. to make greater in size, bulk, scope …   English World dictionary

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