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English definition of “lay yourself open to ridicule”

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lay yourself open to ridicule

to make it easy for people to laugh unkindly at you: You lay yourself open to ridicule wearing clothes like that.
Translations of “lay yourself open to ridicule”
in Chinese (Traditional) 使自己成為笑柄, 招致嘲笑…
in Chinese (Simplified) 使自己成为笑柄, 招致嘲笑…
(Definition of lay yourself open to ridicule from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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