Definition of throw light on in English:

throw light on

(also cast light on, shed light on)

phrase

  • Help to explain (something) by providing further information about it.

    • ‘no one could shed any light on the mysterious car accident’
    explain, elucidate, clarify, clear up, give an explanation for, give an explanation of, offer an explanation for, offer an explanation of, make clear, make plain, interpret, comment on
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