poner al descubierto
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poner al descubierto
A transitive verb phrase is a phrase that combines a verb with a preposition or other particle and requires a direct object (e.g. Take out the trash.).
transitive verb phrase
1. (general)
a. to expose
El testimonio del informante anónimo puso al descubierto las actividades ilegales que tomaban lugar en la firma.The anonymous whistle-blower's testimony exposed the criminal activities that were going on at the firm.
b. to lay bare
La riña pública entre los dos candidatos puso al descubierto las divisiones dentro del partido.The public spat between the two candidates laid bare the divisions within the party.
c. to bring to light
Esperamos que nuestro documental ponga al descubierto muchos de los problemas que plagan a esta ciudad.We hope our documentary brings to light many of the problems that plague this city.
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