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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.
The bedroom door was slightly open.
Someone has left the gate wide open.
We threw open all the windows to let some fresh air in.
He was asleep with his mouth open.
She lay still, eyes wide open, listening intently.
They had to escape across open ground.
The top deck of the bus is open.
He loved the wide open spaces of the western states.
Many roads are blocked by snow but Snake Pass is still open.
Their relationship has deteriorated to the point of open hostility.
A CEO will be appointed by open competition.
The meeting is open to the public.
Most government files from the period are now open to scrutiny.
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.
Taking him to court was the only option left open to me.
Her diaries were read out in open court.
Let’s throw the discussion open to the audience.
The Bartons and their guests were welcomed with open arms.
This is the American English definition of open. View British English definition of open.
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