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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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someone or an animal to a disease; to place someone or an animal near a source of a disease Try to expose your children to chicken pox while they are young. It's horrible when you are an adult. He accidentally exposed his sheep to an infected animal.

expose someone or something to someone or something

to show someone or something to someone or something. You should not expose the children to violent movies at their age. Do not expose the film to the light.
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expose something (or oneself) to someone or something

to disclose someone's or something's secrets to someone or a group. He exposed his inner thoughts to everyone there. She refused to expose herself to the ears of the curious and ceased talking. He exposed himself to the public when he revealed his involvement in the arms sale.
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Have an adult expose the spiders to secondhand smoke twice a day.
Using screens for extraoral radiography allows an image to be formed using far less radiation than would be required to expose the film directly.
At least half of the states in the Union have adopted some type of law that makes it a crime--sometimes even a felony, as in South Dakota--to transmit HIV or expose someone to it without their knowledge and consent.
Also, the transmastoid approach exposes the entire labyrinthine segment of the facial nerve in only 60% of patients, mainly via the superior semicircular canal.
And, let's be honest: those who foolishly expose themselves and others to the virus--because of promiscuity or unsafe sex, or because of the use of mind-altering substances--ought to be looked at the same way we look at smokers: they are not innocent victims, they have acquired a self-inflicted disease.
Fully extending the strong hand for spraying might expose an unprotected weapon to the subject.
The broken chains retract in the direction of stress and expose the underlying elastomer chain to further attack that causes the effectiveness of the condom barrier to fail.
Landlords, building owners and managers, and contractors should be aware that construction, demolition, repair, clean-up and renovation work that involves removal of lead-based paint covered surfaces or materials containing lead can expose workers to serious health hazards.
Those who manage international business activities must understand the kinds of risks such changes expose them to.
For the study, Bitform analyzed 8,038 files for more than two dozen specific types of metadata and hidden information which have the potential to expose proprietary or confidential information, breach corporate policies and open security holes.
New Report from Blue Security on Spam Threats Outlines How Users Unknowingly Expose E-mail Addresses to Spammers While Sharing Files, Music, Games and DVDs Online
First, the association of AGI with phthalate exposure could be fortuitous; for example, the same lifestyle practices that expose a woman to phthalates might themselves cause the reduction in testosterone/AGI or expose her to other factors that cause this effect.
When the kids got off he would expose himself,'' said Sgt.
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