Translation of exponer in English:

exponer

vt

  • 3 3.1 (poner en peligro) to put … at risk intentó salvarlo, exponiendo su vida she risked her life trying to save him, she put her life at risk in trying to save him 3.2 (al aire, sol) exponer algo a algo to expose sth to sth

exponerse v pron

  • 1.1 (a un riesgo, peligro) to expose oneself exponerse a algo to expose oneself to sth se expuso a las críticas del público he laid himself open to o/or exposed himself to public criticismexponerse a que + subjuntivo/subjunctive te estás exponiendo a que te pongan una multa/a que te descubran you're risking a fine/being found out 1.2 (al aire, sol) exponerse a algo to expose oneself to sth se expone demasiado tiempo al sol he exposes himself to the sun's rays for too long, he has too much exposure to the sun

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