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lay someone open

phrasal verb with lay  us   /leɪ/ verb (past tense and past participle laid  /leɪd/ )
to put someone in a ​position where there is ​risk or ​danger, esp. of ​criticism: The Senator's ​remarks were ​unkind and laid him open to ​criticism.
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