名词:exposer 动词过去式:exposed 过去分词:exposed 现在分词:exposing 第三人称单数:exposes
pos＝to place,to put（置,放）
1 [Tn, Tn.pr]
(a) uncover or make (sth) visible; display 显露或露出（某事物）; 显示
*When he smiled he exposed a set of perfect white teeth. 他笑时露出了一口漂亮的白牙.
(b) ~ sth/sb/oneself (to sth) uncover or leave sb/sth/oneself uncovered or unprotected 显露或暴露某人[某事物/自己]; 处于无遮蔽或不受保护的状态
*The soil was washed away by the flood, exposing bare rock. 泥土被洪水冲走, 露出光秃秃的岩石.
* expose soldiers to unnecessary risks 使士兵冒不必要的危险
* expose one's skin to the sun 使皮肤暴露于阳光下
* The baby was left exposed to the wind and rain. 婴儿被离弃于风雨之中.
* (fig 比喻) expose oneself to criticism, ridicule, mockery, etc 遭受批评、嘲笑、嘲弄等.
(a) make known (sth secret); reveal 揭露（秘密）; 揭穿; 揭发; 揭破; 显露
*expose a plot, project, plan, etc 揭露阴谋、方案、计划等
* That unfortunate remark exposed his ignorance of the subject. 他说了那句不妥的话, 暴露了自己对此事的无知.
(b) make known (the guilt or wrongdoing) of ( a secretly guilty person) 揭露（某人）的（不为人知的罪恶或过错）; 揭穿; 揭发; 揭破
*expose crime, scandal, injustice, fraud, etc 揭露罪行、丑闻、冤假错案、骗局等
* expose a criminal, an impostor, a culprit, etc 揭露罪犯、冒名顶替者、犯错误的人等.
3 [Tn, Tn.pr] (in photography) allow light to reach (film, etc) （摄影）使（软片等）曝光
*expose a reel of film 使一卷软片曝光.
4 [Tn] ~ oneself indecently show one's sexual organs in public 猥亵性公开裸露自己的性器官
*An old man was arrested for exposing himself to young children. 有个老头向儿童裸露性器官而遭逮捕.
/ek'spəʊzeɪ; [US] ,ekspə'zeɪ; ,ɛkspə`ze/ n
1 short statement of a number of facts or beliefs （对事实或主张的）简短的陈述.
2 account of the facts of a situation, esp when these are shocking or have been kept deliberately secret 叙述, 报道（尤指令人震惊的或曾故意保密的）
*The newspaper published an expose of the film star's past life. 报纸发表了该影星的逸闻.
* an expose of corruption within the government 揭露政府内部腐败情况的报道.
2【to something dangerous】
3【tell the truth】
5 expose yourself
[Date: 1400-1500; Language: French;Origin: exposer, from Latin exponere 'to put out, explain', from ponere 'to put']
to show something that is usually covered or hidden
He lifted his T-shirt to expose a jagged scar across his chest.
expose sth to sth
Potatoes turn green when exposed to light.
【TO SOMETHING DANGEROUS】
to put someone in a situation where they are not protected from something dangerous or unpleasant
expose sb to sth
The report revealed that workers had been exposed to high levels of radiation.
expose yourself to ridicule/criticism etc
(=say or do something that may make people laugh at you, criticize you etc)
【TELL THE TRUTH】
to show the truth about someone or something, especially when it is bad
The film exposes the utter horror of war.
The report exposes the weaknesses of modern medical practice.
expose sb as sth
The baron was exposed as a liar and a cheat.
to make it possible for someone to experience new ideas, ways of life etc
expose sb to sth
Some children are never exposed to classical music.
if a man exposes himself, he shows his sexual organs to someone he does not know in a public place, usually because he is mentally ill
to allow light onto a piece of film in a camera in order to take a photograph
to show other people feelings that you usually hide, especially when this is not planned
I'm afraid I might expose my real feelings for him.