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Is the mall open until midnight?
There's a bar that stays open all night.
the campaign to keep the hospital open
We are open for business from Monday to Friday.
The house is open to the public for three weeks each year.
A book lay open on the table.
She stuffed the photographs into an open drawer.
There's a bottle of wine open if you want some.
The kids were ripping open their Christmas presents.
Many roads are blocked by snow but Snake Pass is still open.
Their relationship has deteriorated to the point of open hostility.
I have some ideas about where to go, but I'm open to suggestions.
Even at the age of 80, she is always open to new experiences.
The police are keeping an open mind about the cause of her disappearance.
The new tax was open to two serious criticisms.
Whether or not he intended this outcome, is open to question.
The system is wide open to abuse.
This is the American English definition of open. View British English definition of open.
getting smaller, weaker, or less important
… to reveal a small part of your intentions in order to attract support, without actually committing yourself to doing anythingadd a word
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