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lay openIn Japan and South Korea, to publish a patent for initial public review, prior to the formal application for registration.Rate it:

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a golden key can open any doorSufficient money can accomplish anything.Rate it:

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be an open bookOne's life and times can be an open book by simply sharing, answering queries, being forthright, carrying no baggage or disagreements.Rate it:

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keep a weather eye openTo be alert; to concentrate on a matter in hand.Rate it:

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keep a weather eye openTo maintain a background awareness of something; to remain alert to changes without it occupying your full attention.Rate it:

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keep an eye openTo maintain vigilance for a possibly dangerous situation.Rate it:

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keep an eye openTo maintain vigilance for someone or something.Rate it:

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keep one's options openTo not commit to a decision, to keep various options available.Rate it:

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lay opento discloseRate it:

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lay openrevealRate it:

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open a can of whoop assA good-humored threat of physical harm.Rate it:

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open a can of whoop assI'm gonna open up a can of whoop-ass on ya.Rate it:

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open bookSomething of which salient aspects are obvious or easily interpreted.Rate it:

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open bookA person who through naivete responds candidly to questions or openly displays their emotions or intentions.Rate it:

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open bookAn open book decomposition.Rate it:

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open bookAn inside angle in the rock.Rate it:

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open doorsTo lead to opportunities or (social) advantages.Rate it:

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open endedwithout definite limitsRate it:

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open fireTo begin firing at something or someone.Rate it:

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open one's big mouthTo speak about things, when it would be better to stay silent.Rate it:

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open one's legsTo open oneself up to sexual intercourse.Rate it:

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open prisonpenal institutionRate it:

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open seasonA period of time during the calendar year when authorities within a jurisdiction permit the unrestricted hunting of one or more kinds of animal wildlife.Rate it:

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open seasonA situation in which someone is endangered, blamed, harassed, or opposed in a sustained manner by a number of others; a situation in which something is endangered or otherwise opposed.Rate it:

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open seasonA situation in which or period of time during which some activity or circumstance routinely occurs.Rate it:

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open someone's eyesTo become or be made aware of something that was not known or fully understood before.Rate it:

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open the kimonoTo reveal details of one's business operations.Rate it:

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to be an open bookAn individual's life can be unrestricted in intimate details and become as an open book.Rate it:

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with open armsWith enthusiasm, as if embracing.Rate it:

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draw outTo use means to entice or force to be more open or talkative.Rate it:

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pull apartTo open something by pulling on various parts of it.Rate it:

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air outTo expose to air; to leave open or spread out, as to allow odor or moisture to dissipate.Rate it:

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air outTo discuss in the open.Rate it:

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cattle callAn audition which is open to the public and thus draws a large number of applicants, many of whom are inexperienced.Rate it:

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al-frescoin the open airRate it:

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bell outTo open out into a bell shape.Rate it:

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blue-sky thinkingOpen-minded thinking.Rate it:

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born in a barnEngaging in the annoying behavior of inappropriately, and usually neglectfully, leaving open a door or window.Rate it:

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break intoTo open or begin to use.Rate it:

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catch fliesAn ostensible product of awkwardly having one's mouth open wide.Rate it:

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chat upIn a friendly, open, or casual manner, sometimes also in a charming or affected manner, usually to curry favor, and sometimes flirtatiously with the intention of establishing a romantic or sexual encounter or relationship with that person.Rate it:

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crack a bookTo open up one's books, especially in order to study.Rate it:

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daylightA clear, open space.Rate it:

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daylightTo gain exposure to the open.Rate it:

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eat like a pigTo chew noisily, with one's mouth open, or with much greed.Rate it:

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gray areaA part that is not clear or certain; something that is open to interpretation.Rate it:

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hang out one's shingleTo open an office or business, especially in a profession.Rate it:

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hedge one's betsTo reduce the risk of making a mistake, by keeping one's options open.Rate it:

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lionThe arms of the University of the West Indies are Barry wavy of six Argent and Azure an open Book proper bound Gules garnished Or on a Chief of the third a Lion passant guardant Erminois. Crest: A Pelican proper. . See talk page.Rate it:

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off the hookOf a telephone, having an open connection; not hung up.Rate it:

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