shed light on


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Verb1.shed light on - make free from confusion or ambiguity; make clear; "Could you clarify these remarks?"; "Clear up the question of who is at fault"
clarify, clear up, elucidate - make clear and (more) comprehensible; "clarify the mystery surrounding her death"
Translations
يُلْقي ضوءا على
osvětlit
kaste lys over
upplÿsa
aydınlatmak

shed2

(ʃed) present participle ˈshedding: past tense, past participle shed verb
1. to send out (light etc). The torch shed a bright light on the path ahead.
2. to cast off (clothing, skin, leaves etc). Many trees shed their leaves in autumn.
3. to produce (tears, blood). I don't think many tears were shed when she left.
shed light on
to make clearer. This letter sheds light on the reasons for his departure.