Fifty-eight percent of us want to expand the fence on the Mexican border.
Going public is a way for these firms to generate excess capital to allow partners to cash out or the firm to expand.
Put the soufflé back in the oven and the bubbles will expand again, making the soufflé rise once more.
early 15c., "spread out, spread flat," from Anglo-French espaundre, Middle French espandre and directly from Latin expandere "to spread out, unfold, expand," from ex- "out" (see ex-) + pandere "to spread, stretch" (see pace (n.)). Sense of "grow larger" first recorded 1640s. Related: Expanded; expanding.