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expose (oneself)

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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expose

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.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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My feeling is that one should look upon life as an adventure, one should burn with the hard, gem-like flame, and one should take risks, one should expose oneself to danger.
Because it is right, her instinct told her; right to expose oneself without reservations to other human beings.
Learning to do better It's pointless to expose oneself to good knowledge, but turn around and love the company of those who practice the opposite.
"It would be advisable not to expose oneself directly to sun light between 9 o clock in the morning to 4 o'clock in the afternoon," said Dr.
This could be the temptation to look at sexual images of children on the internet, a desire to engage in physical violence during sex, the urge to sexually assault another adult or to expose oneself in public.
So why unnecessarily expose oneself: prior to going to the IMF: by requesting friends like Saudi Arabia and China for help and coming out empty handed?
But to brave the relentless and unforgiving Twitterverse is to expose oneself to a slew of suggestions and accusations, to criticism as well as praise.
The translation is quite accessible and a great way to expose oneself to the writings of John of the Cross.
The best way not to get a sexually transmitted disease (STD) is not to expose oneself to the possibility of infection.
There is the wish to go to places without restrictions and to expose oneself to the dangers and risks of growing up in the fast lane.
All my life I've directed by trying to bring people together, to create an atmosphere in which one can expose oneself and feel safe.
But his initial garish appearance in drag doesn't work -- it's closer to the cartoonish tone of "La Cage aux folles" or "Tootsie" -- and when Irma makes fun of him, his response doesn't indicate how hurtful it is to expose oneself fully for the first time and be ridiculed.