Meaning of “put flesh on (the bones of) sth” in the English Dictionary

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"put flesh on (the bones of) sth" in British English

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put flesh on (the bones of) sth

UK to add more details to a plan, idea, argument, etc. to make it better or more complete

(Definition of “put flesh on (the bones of) sth” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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