Meaning of “lay yourself open to ridicule” in the English Dictionary

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"lay yourself open to ridicule" in British English

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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.

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

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