shed (some) light on (something)

To reveal information or details about something; to clarify or help people underst& something. We”ve hired a private investigator khổng lồ help shed light on the clandestine dealings of the organization. These documents we”ve sầu uncovered shed some light on how the late author”s final book was meant lớn end.See also: light, on, shed

shed (some) light on something

andthrow (some) light on somethingFig. lớn reveal something about something; to clarify something. (Also with any.) This discussion has shed some light on the problem.

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shed light on

Also, throw light on. Clarify or explain, as in I was hoping the professor would shed light on how he arrived at his theory, or Can anyone throw some light on where these plants came from? Originally, from about 1200, these expressions were used literally, in the sense of “illuminate,” but they soon were used figuratively as well. See also: light, on, shed

shed light on, to

To explain or clarify. This term was used literally, in the sense of illuminating something, from the fourteenth century.


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In the fifteenth century light came to be used figuratively for “understanding.” George J. Adler used the expression in his translation of Fauriel’s History of Provençal Poetry (1860): “On these antecedents that I shall first endeavor to lớn shed some light.”See also: light, shedSee also:

shed light on

make sth.clearer; provide new information帮助弄清楚;供给新信息These facts throw new light on the matter.这些事实有助于说明此事。The diary has some interesting light lớn throw on the last point.日记对最后这个问题提供了一些有趣的线索。

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or upon See: CAST LIGHT ON; THROW LIGHT ON.

throw/shed light on

make sth.clearer; provide new information帮助弄清楚;供给新信息These facts throw new light on the matter.这些事实有助于说明此事。The diary has some interesting light to throw on the last point.日记对最后这个问题提供了一些有趣的线索。 sharp wit sharper sharpie sharply shat shatter shatter (one's) hopes shave sầu shave off shaved shavetail shaving shazam Shazzam Shazzam! she she got yams She shoots, she scores! shebang shed shed (some) light on (something) shed (some) light upon (something) shed a tear shed blood shed crocodile tears shed light on shed light on something shed light on, lớn shed out sheen sheep sheeple sheepskin sheesh Sheesh! sheet sheisty shekel shekels shelf shelf life shell shell an amount of money out she'll be apples she'll be jake she'll be right she'll be right(, mate) shell game shell out shell out an amount of money shell shoông chồng through with throw baông xã throw behind throw light on throw/shed light on thrust inkhổng lồ thrust through

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