expose
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expose(
ehk
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spoz
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A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
1. (to bare)
a. exponer
As I cut the peach, the skin burst, exposing the flesh of the fruit.Como corté el melocotón, se rompió la cáscara, exponiendo la pulpa de la fruta.
2. (to make vulnerable)
a. exponer
These scanners expose us to low levels of X-rays.Estos escáneres nos exponen a bajos niveles de rayos X.
b. exponerse (pronominal verb)
To avoid exposing yourself to computer threats, never click on links to files from strangers.Para evitar exponerse a amenazas informáticas, nunca haga clic en los enlaces de archivos enviados por desconocidos.
3. (to disclose)
a. revelar
Details of some of the company's corrupt practices have been exposed.Se han revelado detalles sobre algunas de las prácticas corruptas de la empresa.
b. sacar a la luz
We need to be vigilant and expose corruption where it exists.Hay que ser vigilante y sacar a la luz la corrupción donde sea que exista.
c. poner al descubierto
A major money-laundering scheme has been exposed by the media.Los medios pusieron al descubierto un importante plan de lavado de dinero.
d. poner en evidencia
Our conversation exposed the fact that he knew more that he pretended.Nuestra conversación puso en evidencia que él sabía más de lo que fingía.
e. desenmascarar (criminal)
Exposing the imposter will be harder than we thought.Desenmascarar al impostor será más difícil de lo que creíamos.
4. (photography)
a. exponer
I need to learn how to expose low light shots properly.Tengo que aprender a exponer bien las escenas de poca luz.
5. (to show)
a. exponer
The art professor is taking the students to the museum to expose them to contemporary art.El profesor de arte va a llevar a los estudiantes al museo para exponerlos al arte contemporáneo.
6. (to show one's genitals)
a. hacer exhibicionismo (intransitive verb)
The man who was exposing himself in the park has been arrested.Detuvieron al hombre que estaba haciendo exhibicionismo en el parque.
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expose
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
1. ((gen) &)
a. exponer (photography)
to be exposed to criticismestar expuesto(a) a las críticas
to expose somebody as a traitorrevelar que alguien es un traidor
a man exposed himself to my sistera mi hermana le salió al paso un exhibicionista
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expose [ɪksˈpəʊz]
transitive verb
(uncover) dejar al descubierto; (leave unprotected) exponer; (display) exponer; presentar; (Fot) exponer; (reveal) [+plot, crime] poner al descubierto; [+criminal, imposter] desenmascarar; [+weakness, one's ignorance] revelar; poner en evidencia
to be exposed to view estar a la vista de todos; to expose one's head to the sun exponer la cabeza al sol; to expose sb/o.s. to ridicule poner a algn/ponerse en ridículo; to expose o.s. to [+risk, danger] exponerse a; to expose o.s. (sexually) hacer exhibicionismo
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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