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What does it mean to let your pants down? metaphorically, of course )) Does it have a similar meaning to letting your hair down? Actually, the context suggests "daring" or "fearless", but I'm still a bit confused.
thanx ahead )
It reminds me of an idiom- with one's pants down.
source: Merriam-Webster's Online Dictionarywith one's pants down
in an embarrassing position (as of being unprepared to act)
with one's pants down - Definition from the Merriam-Webster Online Dictionary
I guess 'let one's pants down' refers to make somesone in an embarrassing position, but I don't think it is an idiom. If you can possibly offer the context, people might be able to give you a correct answer.
source: the Free Dictionarylet (one's) hair down
To drop one's reserve or inhibitions.
let (one's) hair down - definition of let (one's) hair down by the Free Online Dictionary, Thesaurus and Encyclopedia.
P.S. I'm not a teacher of English.
here is the context
...I truly like filmmаkеrs who аrе daring enоugh to show a whole sеquencе in оne singlе shоt. You rеаlly hаvе to lеt your pаnts down if you аre trying thаt. What you shоw оn the screen has tо be vеry strоng...
And special thanks to SUDHKAMP . I think I got it now.