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English definition of “expose sb to sth”

expose sb to sth

phrasal verb with expose     /ɪkˈspəʊz/ US  /-ˈspoʊz/ verb [T]
B2 to make it likely that someone will experience something harmful or unpleasant : About 800,000 children are exposed to poisons each year . It is feared that people living near the power station may have been exposed to radiation .Taking risksGambling and bookmaking
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