To survive, farmworkers and peasants had to expose themselves to disease.
One soldier even pulled her veil over her head to expose her bra and stomps on her breasts.
It is that our role is not merely to protect our children but to expose them.
The hard drive was sent to the U.S. for the FBI lab to expose its secrets.
Several new court cases in the U.S. are about to expose these connections to the media in vivid detail.
Jack had waited until the bear turned, so as to expose his side.
Then she cried because, she had said so harsh a thing, and begged that Phoebe would not expose it.
Running Fox realized that it would be folly to expose himself in the open.
The Earl might be annoyed if it flew open, to expose him to the dreaded night air.
To what terrible punishments they expose themselves both in this world and the next!
early 15c., "to leave without shelter or defense," from Middle French exposer "lay open, set forth" (13c.), from Latin exponere "set forth" (see expound), altered by confusion with poser "to place, lay down" (see pose (v.1)). Meaning "to exhibit openly" is from 1620s; that of "to unmask" is from 1690s. Photographic sense is from 1839. Related: Exposed; exposes; exposing.
also exposé, "display of discreditable information," 1803, initially as a French word; past participle of French exposer (see expose (v.)). Earliest use was in reference to Napoleon.