expose (oneself)

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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.
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SHE shall not soon forget the occurrences of this day; she shall find that she has poured forth her tender tale of love in vain, and exposed herself for ever to the contempt of the whole world, and the severest resentment of her injured mother.
No one runs so hurriedly to the cover of respectability as the unconventional woman who has exposed herself to the slings and arrows of outraged propriety.
It was impossible for him to remind her that she had, no matter how innocently, exposed herself to the jealous hatred of Francine.
How could she have exposed herself to such ill opinion in any one she valued!
"Well--not if the woman, however injured, however irreproachable, has appearances in the least degree against her, has exposed herself by any unconventional action to--to offensive insinuations--"
But was it on her own account, or on account of another, that she exposed herself to such hazards?
"Once again Secretary Briones exposed herself as a violator of Lumad children's right to education and a fascist collaborator of the Duterte regime," said SOS Network lead convenor Eule Rico Bonganay.
They declined, but the woman said Evans later told her that she had exposed herself to the film producer in a hallway.
Same year in March, a drunk 46-year-old woman from southwest London was arrested when she "indecently exposed herself" on a British Airways flight, (https://www.usatoday.com/story/news/nation-now/2015/03/23/woman-arrested-indecent-exposure-drunk-british-airways/25216691/) USA Today reported.
Mrs May may well win, but it is not only her miscalculation that will continue to live with her, she has exposed herself as a less than attractive personality.
I hope Eugenie has had the sense to change her routine now she's exposed herself in this way.
Guingona dismissed the fears expressed by many that Garin may have exposed herself to the deadly virus by visiting the peacekeepers.
The rapper exposed herself while attempting to adjust her flesh-coloured G-string under a revealing black gown at the bash.
Mr Bennett added: "She exposed herself believing that he was Justin Bieber."