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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The Russians, on the contrary, ought according to tactics to have attacked in mass, but in fact they split up into small units, because their spirit had so risen that separate individuals, without orders, dealt blows at the French without needing any compulsion to induce them to expose themselves to hardships and dangers.
The answer is obvious: The weakness of most of the members, who are unwilling to expose themselves to the mercy of foreign powers; the weakness of most of the principal members, compared with the formidable powers all around them; the vast weight and influence which the emperor derives from his separate and heriditary dominions; and the interest he feels in preserving a system with which his family pride is connected, and which constitutes him the first prince in Europe; -- these causes support a feeble and precarious Union; whilst the repellant quality, incident to the nature of sovereignty, and which time continually strengthens, prevents any reform whatever, founded on a proper consolidation.
Those of the young girls who resort to this method of heightening their charms, never expose themselves selves to the rays of the sun; an observance, however, that produces little or no inconvenience, since there are but few of the inhabited portions of the vale which are not shaded over with a spreading canopy of boughs, so that one may journey from house to house, scarcely deviating from the direct course, and yet never once see his shadow cast upon the ground.
High heads expose themselves from afar, and the cardinal is longsighted."
To Elizabeth it appeared that, had her family made an agreement to expose themselves as a much as a they could during the evening, it would have been impossible for them to play their parts with more spirit or finer success; and happy did she think it for Bingley and her sister that some of the exhibition had escaped his notice, and that his feelings were not of a sort to be much distressed by the folly which he must have witnessed.
Hartright attempted to assert that identity, they would publicly expose themselves to the imputation of sustaining a rank deception, they would be distrusted and discredited accordingly, and they would therefore be powerless to place my interests or Percival's secret in jeopardy.
If they persist in accompanying me, I must make the interview as brief as possible, and be content that, for their own sakes, they will not expose themselves.'
Summary: The United States warned businesses against taking part in an annual trade fair in the Syrian capital opening Wednesday, saying participants would expose themselves to the possibility of U.S.
The man is just the latest in a string of suspected flashers to expose themselves in the North East.
'People are advised not to expose themselves to the sun unnecessarily during the first three days of May as soaring temperatures could possibly cause heatwave,' said the PDMA official, adding that the citizens should stick to pre-emptive measures to save themselves from the dangers of the heatwave.
Armenian sources expose themselves, as one source reveals another's lie.
[USA], Mar 24 (ANI): Breast cancer patients, who expose themselves to dim-light at night, take note!
In March, a report by the National Environmental Complaints Committee stated that the workers often expose themselves to dangerous chemicals in highly toxic environments.
The ministry went on to warn social media users to be committed to factual accuracy when deciding to distribute material in order for them not to "expose themselves to accountability" and underlined that it stood ready to respond to queries in a transparent manner." (end) ays.sd
When corporate greed and presidential manipulation expose themselves, it leaves us all feeling a bit sullied.