expose (one)self

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expose (one)self

To show one's genitals in a public setting. A: "Did you hear that someone got busted for exposing himself at the mall?" B: "No! I'm really glad I stayed home today."
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If exposing oneself to such occasions is a necessary consequence of the professional work one does, the person concerned would have an obligation to use effective means for rendering the proximate occasion remote.
Acknowledging the courage needed to speak before an audience Amelie Yan-Gouiffes described the act of public speaking as exposing oneself to others and finding your unique individual identity or your 'inner diamond', adding that the idea of public speaking is not exclusively related to speeches but also is important for small presentations, sales-pitches, interviews and networking.
A generous intake of vitamin D not only through food and tabs but more importantly by exposing oneself to the morning and evening sunlight is very essential for healthy bones.
It, instead, relies upon the abilities, skills, and resources of the creative thinker, and developing a creative mind is reliant on exposing oneself to new ideas and ways of thinking, as well as practicing those ways of thinking.
Speaking of songwriting earlier, Taylor says being one also means exposing oneself to every emotion possible.
In addition, we included control questions that ask about a number of sexual behaviors for which we would not want to encourage increased acceptance due to their illegal nature, such as exposing oneself in public or becoming aroused to nude children.
As he points out in his fascinating new book , games embody a paradox: we prefer to experience success rather than failure; we enjoy games; yet games involve repeatedly exposing oneself to failure.
Cancer risk factors that a person can control include smoking, being overweight or obese, drinking too much alcohol, and exposing oneself to other sexually transmitted cancer-causing viruses by not wearing condoms during sex.
Pillories, then, were relatively rare by the 19th century, and typically deployed to punish a moral transgression such as sexual assault or exposing oneself.
The last main chapter (115-139) is dedicated to the practice of exposing oneself to the blazing sun or burning oneself in order to pray for rain.
In Oregon, the law focuses on "indecency" - acts of sexual intercourse or exposing oneself with the intent to arouse sexual desire in another person who is not an intimate partner or housemate.
Gluttony is a venial sin when one yields to the pleasure of eating and drinking in an immoderate manner, yet without falling into grave excess, and without exposing oneself to violate a grave precept.
The National Institute of Health defines childhood sexual abuse as an array of sexual behaviors between a child and an older adult that can include anything from vaginal or anal penetration, to watching pornography or exposing oneself (NIH, 2011).
Various reports touting the potential health benefits of sun exposure for vitamin D production are misleading people to believe that exposing oneself to UV radiation--which causes cancer--to prevent another disease is somehow beneficial," said Dr.
Living and thriving in a new culture, exposing oneself to new experiences, tastes and people and understanding the customs of a new country provide an unprecedented experience.