throw something into (sharp) relief

throw something into (sharp) relief
put/throw/something into ( sharp/stark/) relief phrase
to make something very obvious

The episode throws into sharp relief the enormous cultural divide between these two communities.

Thesaurus: to make something more obvious or noticeablesynonym
Main entry: relief

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