Meaning of “lay yourself open to attack, criticism, ridicule, etc.” in the English Dictionary

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"lay yourself open to attack, criticism, ridicule, etc." in British English

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lay yourself open to attack, criticism, ridicule, etc.

to make it easy for people to attack you, etc.:

She lays herself open to criticism with such unashamedly extreme views.

(Definition of “lay yourself open to attack, criticism, ridicule, etc.” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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