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Phrasal Verbs

expose to (2)

This page is about the phrasal verb expose to (2)

Meaning: to make someone face a danger or a hazard

For example:

  • expose to Many soldiers were exposed to dangerous chemicals during the war.

  • expose sb to sth Nuclear weapons expose millions of people to deadly nuclear radiation. They should be banned!

Nouns often used as objects with expose to (2): danger, gunfire, radiation, heat, sunlight, hazardous chemicals

Quick Quiz:

If your bare skin is exposed to sunlight for a long time, you might get

a. sunburn

b. sunshine

c. sunglasses

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