throw (or cast or shed) light on


throw (or cast or shed) light on
throw (or cast or shed) light on
help to explain by providing further information.
light

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  • cast/shed light on — ► throw (or cast or shed) light on help to explain by providing further information. Main Entry: ↑light …   English terms dictionary

  • shed light on — ► throw (or cast or shed) light on help to explain by providing further information. Main Entry: ↑light …   English terms dictionary

  • shed\ light\ on — • cast light (up)on • shed light (up)on • throw light (up)on v. phr. To explain; illuminate; clarify. The letters that were found suddenly cast a new light on the circumstances of Tom s disappearance. Einstein s General theory of Relativity threw …   Словарь американских идиом

  • shed\ light\ upon — • cast light (up)on • shed light (up)on • throw light (up)on v. phr. To explain; illuminate; clarify. The letters that were found suddenly cast a new light on the circumstances of Tom s disappearance. Einstein s General theory of Relativity threw …   Словарь американских идиом

  • shed light on — verb make free from confusion or ambiguity; make clear (Freq. 2) Could you clarify these remarks? Clear up the question of who is at fault • Syn: ↑clear, ↑clear up, ↑crystallize, ↑crystallise, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • shed light on something — throw/shed/cast/light on something phrase to provide new information that helps you understand something I had hoped that he would be able to shed some light on the problem. Thesaurus: to make something easier to understandsynonym …   Useful english dictionary

  • shed light on — or upon See: CAST LIGHT ON; THROW LIGHT ON …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • shed light on — or upon See: CAST LIGHT ON; THROW LIGHT ON …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • throw/cast/shed light on — EXPLAIN, elucidate, clarify, clear up, interpret. → light …   Useful english dictionary

  • light — Ⅰ. light [1] ► NOUN 1) the natural agent that stimulates sight and makes things visible; electromagnetic radiation from about 390 to 740 nm in wavelength. 2) a source of illumination. 3) a device producing a flame or spark. 4) (lights) traffic… …   English terms dictionary


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