In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1.1(wound/wire/nerve) exponerto expose sth to sth — exponer algo a algo
- Basil frowned, but before he could do anything, Sam reached out and ripped the towel off his shoulders, exposing the dark scars on the pale skin.
- The circle was only exposed at low tide, for two to five hours.
- For example, the Martian polar caps exhibit extensive layers that have been exposed by subsequent erosion.
- My midriff fully exposed as well as the back of my sports bra.
- I keep the ripped side up so that I can remember which side was exposed to the blown sand all day, reminding me to flip it over at night before I lay down to sleep.
- Following winter storms, cobbles and rocky platforms are exposed, and the sand beach may only partially recover during the low waves of summer.
- As well as eroding land on visible sites, high winds are blowing off topsoil and sands which expose undiscovered sites which are then quickly washed away, said Dawson.
- It consisted of a lavender shirt that draped off the shoulders, exposing them completely, and it was very low cut.
- The scientists suspect that the sand formed when water levels fell low enough to expose quartz rock, so that wind and rain could weather the rock into sand.
- Most anywhere on the long expanse of the north shore side of the Cape which uncovers at low tides to expose sand flats can be productive.
- The membrane was exposed for autoradiography and then probed with anti-HA.
- People are being warned not to enter the old camp at Killinthomas Wood outside Rathangan following an explosion during a fire at the site which exposed Asbestos.
- If your cut exposes the hollow portion of the door, you must reinstall the solid-wood rail from the cutoff.
- The entire section was stripped naked, exposing the ship's innards to the cold expanse of space.
- He was wearing different clothing now, ripped denim shorts and a cut up shirt exposing his stomach, and his hair was down now and flowed past his shoulder blades.
- Having completed the cut, the dealer exposes a card to determine who will be dealt the first card.
- The low quality fish they dry on sand, exposing it to birds and animals, may not bring them good revenue.
- He was a little taller, and had the regulation hair cut, exposing largish ears.
- An open fracture is one in which the skin over the broken bone is cut, thus exposing the bone pieces to the elements.
- He pressed a button and a door hissed open, exposing a long dark corridor that hardly looked big enough for a grown-up to walk in.
1.2(subject)exponerto expose sth/sb ( to sth) — exponer a algo/algn ( a algo)
- the soldiers were exposed to danger — los soldados se vieron expuestos al peligro
- to expose oneself to criticism/ridicule/danger — exponerse a las críticas/al ridículo/al peligro
- The idea was to give a venue to its young members for getting stage experience as well as expose them to the world of film classics.
- Their lack of knowledge and the context for much of the knowledge they are exposed to shapes their world.
- Our mission is to introduce entrepreneurs to the art of effective networking and to expose them to resources that will assist them in attracting new markets.
- Many Americans were first exposed to Breillat's films through Romance, a critically touted but unpopular film.
- When I was four or five years old, my parents decided they'd had enough of the city life and moved into a very rural area about 30 miles from Austin, exposing me to a completely new side of American culture.
- As an undergraduate, mathematics had been his preferred subject and he was exposed to political economy only in an introductory course taught by Hadley.
- During our quest for knowledge, we are exposed to a variety of research studies based on different research designs.
- While providing an environment in which students can work with top experts in specialized areas, the project also aims to expose them to other disciplines.
- The children would add information to the projects as they were exposed to new knowledge.
- It brings a challenge but it exposes you to different business areas.
- I learned this through the field experiences that exposed me to different cultures.
- This father also reported that he took his son ‘everywhere’ with him, not only to expose him to a variety of experiences, but also for him to walk for exercise.
- Clinicians can mentor students placed in the perioperative area and expose them to aspects of perioperative nursing that first interested these educators in this specialty.
- They report great success with the store, since it offers a great way for the reading public to be exposed to comics - and maybe even buy some!
- ‘We lived in the Mount Baker area so she could be exposed to diverse socioeconomic communities,’ said her father.
- This is important as it constantly exposes me to different types of knowledge and perspectives on life.
- Apart from providing a platform for emerging artists, the festival aims to lure people into the inner city and expose them to the venues and positive developments in the area.
- Each day had something new for the children, exposing them to various knowledge inputs.
- Having grown up and lived in a very multicultural area of London, I have been exposed to many forms of religion.
- This is a youth sports programme that provides all children with the opportunity to actively participate in physical education by exposing them to skills and knowledge of individual sports.
2.1(crime/secret/scandal) poner al descubierto(scandal/secret/crime) sacar a la luz(inefficiency/weaknesses) poner en evidencia
- After their bowling inadequacies were exposed earlier in the series, Australia gambled this time by dropping a batsman.
- The overwhelming musical score and the too consistent whirling dervish camera only work to expose the film's desperate bid to keep its core vapidity under wraps.
- The truth is he did not, which further exposes his hypocrisy and irresponsibility.
- But there are also other developmental and infrastructural stories that need to be exposed by the media.
- The reporter was exposed as a fraud last year after complaints from staff and readers that some of his stories appeared to be copied from other newspapers.
- He was officially exposed as a spy by then Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher in 1979 and was stripped of his knighthood.
- Isn't there advantage in exposing the fissures within society itself?
- We have seen that similar roles of the press are developing there too as media expose corruption.
- The party chair race has exposed deep fissures within the Democratic Party.
- An inclination to tyranny has seldom been so readily exposed by a public figure.
- Suddenly he is exposed as just another coach.
- Those issues aside, many citizens want the tribunals to be very public - both to expose the past's horrors and to prove that justice is done.
- The former chief executive is set to sue the club in a move that could see the turmoil surrounding his replacement's ruthless takeover exposed in open court.
- But just before 1.15 pm on Wednesday, the Prime Minister was exposed as either a liar or an incompetent.
- I was exposed as a neat freak when I house-sat for my editor.
- However in recent years this reputation has been exposed as a sham.
- Losing the vote would not mean the end of his government, but would be an embarrassment and expose the fissures within the 20-party ruling coalition.
- He was exposed as a double agent in the mid 1980s and relocated in mainland Britain.
- On the day Laois were cruelly punished as a rampant Tyrone side tore them apart and cruelly exposed their frailties.
- The big issue is, if she's exposed as a fraud before we get our house keys back, I don't want her to go in a tiff and get them duplicated and such.
- How on earth can he make light of being publicly exposed as a liar?
- The applicant, at trial, was effectively exposed as a sham.
- In the final analysis though, this film too, exposes the darker and more savage aspect of ‘civilized’ urban society.
- He was exposed as the worst sort of politician we have in this Parliament.
- Perhaps they are just too shy and tender to expose their sensitive and creative sides to the cruel world.
- His intention to become ordained was thwarted when he was exposed as an agnostic and his religious scepticism caused suspicion in the university.
- Companies which had flourished when no one examined them too closely were suddenly exposed as shams.
- The Stevens report has exposed what that means - the state organising and covering up the murder of innocent people.
- I fear that I'll betray my lack of formal film education and be exposed for the fraud that I am.
- He was exposed as a man who thinks so little of the ethics of high office that he lobbied on ministerial letterhead to get his son off a traffic offence.
- The answer is you point out that plagiarists will be exposed and shamed in public - and this is exactly what happened two decades ago with the VC.
- The newspaper lost face when one of its reporters was exposed as a plagiarist.
- Will the results of such an investigation even be exposed to public view?
- Real whistleblowers expose wrongdoing while it is going on.
- Yet he loves to expose those in the public eye, especially Tory politicians, for sleaze.
- The problems have largely been of confidence and that has often been exposed at the French Open, where she seems to suffer from the burden of home expectation and has a relatively poor record.
- From now on, all such information will no longer be exposed to the public.
1to expose oneself — hacer exhibicionismo
- Some images are printed using the Lightjet, a digital enlarger that exposes photographic paper with red, green and blue lasers.
- I mainly use the meter setting of 3200 at the camera to expose the film.
- Her work makes excellent use of what looks like badly exposed outdated Polaroid film.
- Until the early 1900s, photographic films had to be exposed for some 10 seconds.
- In the traditional darkroom, a photographer makes a print by projecting light through the original piece of film, which exposes the paper.
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