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cast/shed/throw light on sth

C2 Something or someone that casts/sheds/throws light on a situation provides an explanation for it or information that makes it easier to understand: As an economist, he was able to shed some light on the problem.
Translations of “cast/shed/throw light on sth”
in Chinese (Traditional) 為…提供解釋, 使…較容易理解…
in Chinese (Simplified) 为…提供解释, 使…较容易理解…
(Definition of cast/shed/throw light on sth from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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