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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.
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lay opento disclose
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lay openreveal
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open endedwithout definite limits
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open fireTo begin firing at something or someone.
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open prisonpenal institution
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with open armsWith enthusiasm, as if embracing.
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keep a weather eye openTo be alert; to concentrate on a matter in hand.
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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.
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keep an eye openTo maintain vigilance for a possibly dangerous situation.
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keep an eye openTo maintain vigilance for someone or something.
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keep one's options openTo not commit to a decision, to keep various options available.
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open one's big mouthTo speak about things, when it would be better to stay silent.
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open a can of whoop assA good-humored threat of physical harm.
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open a can of whoop assI'm gonna open up a can of whoop-ass on ya.
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a golden key can open any doorSufficient money can accomplish anything.
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draw outTo use means to entice or force to be more open or talkative.
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pull apartTo open something by pulling on various parts of it.
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air outTo expose to air; to leave open or spread out, as to allow odor or moisture to dissipate.
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air outTo discuss in the open.
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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.
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al-frescoin the open air
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born in a barnEngaging in the annoying behavior of inappropriately, and usually neglectfully, leaving open a door or window.
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break intoTo open or begin to use.
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catch fliesAn ostensible product of awkwardly having one's mouth open wide.
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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.
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gray areaA part that is not clear or certain; something that is open to interpretation.
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hang out one's shingleTo open an office or business, especially in a profession.
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hedge one's betsTo reduce the risk of making a mistake, by keeping one's options open.
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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.
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off the hookOf a telephone, having an open connection; not hung up.
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on the squareHonest and open.
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parking lotAn open area, generally paved, where automobiles may be left when not in use.
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power chordA chord or combination of notes used in rock music and typically selected to sound good at high volume and high levels of distortion. Power chords make extensive use of intervals such as open fourths and fifths.
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the world is one's oysterAll opportunities are open to someone, the world is theirs.
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up frontOpen, honest; tending to disclose information; truthful.
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urban fabricThe physical aspect of urbanism, emphasizing building types, thoroughfares, open space, frontages, and streetscapes; while excluding without prejudice to this useful term, environmental, functional, economic and sociocultural aspects.
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wash overOf open water. To surge over the banks, or other retaining structure.
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wear one's heart on one's sleeveTo be extremely transparent, open, or forthright about one's emotions.
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