fill\ in\ the\ gap

v. phr.
To supply a missing piece of information; provide a clue during the course of solving a mystery.

Sherlock Holmes said, "these fingerprints are bound to fill the gap in our investigation."


Словарь американских идиом. — СПб., Изд-во "Лань". . 1997.

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