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dilate on/upon sth

formal
phrasal verb with dilate uk   /daɪˈleɪt/  us   /ˈdaɪ.leɪt/ verb [I or T]
to write or speak about a subject for a long time: He likes to dilate upon what he thinks is wrong with the world.
Translations of “dilate on/upon sth”
in Chinese (Traditional) 詳述, 鋪陳…
in Chinese (Simplified) 详述, 铺陈…
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