英 [ɪk'spəʊz; ek-]
CET4 TEM4 IELTS 考 研 CET6
1. ex- + pos- + -e.
2. 字面含义：put out, place out, set forth. => leave without shelter or defense, exhibit openly.
ex-, 向外。-pos, 放置，词源同pose, component.即展开，引申义暴露。比较同源词exponent.
- expose: see position
- expose (v.)
- early 15c., "to leave without shelter or defense," from Old French esposer, exposer "lay open, set forth, speak one's mind, explain" (13c.), from Latin exponere "set forth, lay open, exhibit, reveal, publish" (see expound), altered by confusion with poser "to place, lay down" (see pose (v.1)). Meaning "to exhibit openly" is from 1620s; that of "to unmask" is from 1690s. Photographic sense is from 1839. Related: Exposed; exposes; exposing.
- expose (n.)
- also exposé, "display of discreditable information," 1803, initially as a French word; noun use of past participle of French exposer "lay open" (see expose (v.)). Earliest use was in reference to Napoleon.
- 1. When Myra told Karp she'd expose his past, he blew up.
- 2. The Budget does expose the lies ministers were telling a year ago.
- 3. She threatened to publicly expose his double life if he left her.
- 4. By bathing in unclean water, they expose themselves to contamination.
- 5. No one wants to expose themselves, lay their feelings bare.
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