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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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Taken together, the significance of these exposed buckets is hard to overstate.
The malformations that occurred in infants who were exposed to sumatriptan in the first trimester included abnormal head circumference, single palmar crease, and systolic murmur; moderate craniosynostosis; cerebral abnormality with developmental delay; partial cleft lip; ventricular septal defects (4); biliary atresia; diaphragmatic hernia; pyloric stenosis (3); anterior displacement of anus; hip dysplasia; polydactyly; malformation of left hand; and Down syndrome (3).
Usama Jacir, Managing Director UCT commented, "The launch of our new range of products for the preservation of exposed rebar could not be more timely.
Based on old records, Rutherford said the company calculated that 28 curies of radiation was released and that the nearest resident in Simi Valley would have been exposed to .
Rabbits exposed to acute wood smoke had impaired macrophage phagocytic function, surface adherence (Fick et al.
The process Putin used is identical to the way extraoral radiographs are exposed today: fluorescent light generated by the screen amplified the remnant x-rays that passed through the tissues and other structures of the hand.
No anthrax cases were reported through nearby county case-finding efforts among persons not exposed in the workplace.
After the geniculate ganglion was exposed, the labyrinthine segment was easily reached.
Furthermore, the gestation period for pulmonary anthrax is anywhere from three all the way up to 60 days -- meaning not everyone exposed to a high concentration of virulent anthrax spores will suffer from a life-threatening infection at the same time.
Children should know that anthrax is very rare, and it is highly unlikely that they will be exposed to the disease.
The rest were exposed to opiates, cannabis and other drugs.
Close to a decade ago, a young woman who had but one sexual partner in her life found out in one day that she was pregnant and had been exposed to two venereal diseases, one of which was AIDS.
To reduce the chances of injury or death related to OC spray, officers must become knowledgeable about the spray's contents, the appropriate context for its use, and the proper care of individuals exposed to OC.
On "60 Minutes" in 1995, John Deutch, then deputy defense secretary, said troops had never been exposed to chemical agents "in any widespread way"
One group was prenatally exposed to cocaine and the other group was not.