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lay open to expose (someone) to the risk of.
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  • lay open — 1. To make bare, to show or expose 2. To cut open • • • Main Entry: ↑lay …   Useful english dictionary

  • lay open — index bare, clarify, confess, denude, disabuse, disinter, divest, divulge, educe, e …   Law dictionary

  • lay open to — lay (someone/something) open (to (something)) 1. to put someone or something in a position where there is risk or danger. The Senator s remarks were thoughtless and laid him open to criticism. 2. to create an opportunity. A string of victories… …   New idioms dictionary

  • lay open — lay (someone/something) open (to (something)) 1. to put someone or something in a position where there is risk or danger. The Senator s remarks were thoughtless and laid him open to criticism. 2. to create an opportunity. A string of victories… …   New idioms dictionary

  • lay open — 1. Open, lance, cut open. 2. Expose, reveal, exhibit, disclose, unveil, divulge, publish, show, make known …   New dictionary of synonyms

  • lay open — verb In Japan and South Korea, to publish a patent for initial public review, prior to the formal application for registration …   Wiktionary

  • lay open — (Roget s IV) v. Syn. incise, knife, slice; see cut 2 , expose 1 …   English dictionary for students

  • lay open — v. expose, uncover, explain …   English contemporary dictionary

  • lay open to harm — index expose Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • lay open to view — index expose Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary


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