English version

flesh something ↔ out

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishflesh something ↔ out phrasal verbDETAILto add more details to something in order to make it clear, more interesting etc syn put flesh on something You need to flesh out your argument with a few more examples. flesh→ See Verb table
Examples from the Corpus
flesh outLike all other game birds, quail need to be cooked carefully to avoid overcooking, as the flesh can dry out.The new cabin is supposed to flesh the strategy out.The Married Man is an attempt to flesh that story out, give it closure.He couldn't flesh her out, however hard he studied the picture.Her flesh cried out to be closer, and, with the last vestiges of sanity, alarm bells rang.
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Verb table
flesh
Simple Form
Present
I, you, we, theyflesh
he, she, itfleshes
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Past
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyfleshed
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave fleshed
he, she, ithas fleshed
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad fleshed
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill flesh
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have fleshed
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Continuous Form
Present
Iam fleshing
he, she, itis fleshing
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you, we, theyare fleshing
Past
I, he, she, itwas fleshing
you, we, theywere fleshing
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave been fleshing
he, she, ithas been fleshing
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad been fleshing
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill be fleshing
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have been fleshing
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