leave the door open (for something)

leave the door ˈopen (for sth) idiom
to make sure that there is still the possibility of doing sth

We have left the door open for further talks.

Main entry:dooridiom

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

Look at other dictionaries:

  • leave the door open — To preserve a situation in which something remains possible • • • Main Entry: ↑door * * * ensure that there is still an opportunity for something he is leaving the door open for future change …   Useful english dictionary

  • The Host (novel) — The Host   …   Wikipedia

  • leave — Ⅰ. leave [1] ► VERB (past and past part. left) 1) go away from. 2) cease living at, attending, or working for: he left home at 16. 3) allow or cause to remain; go away without taking. 4) (be left) remain to be used or dealt with: drink …   English terms dictionary

  • open — 1 adjective NOT CLOSED 1 DOOR/CONTAINER not closed, so that you can go through, take things out, or put things in: an open window | I guess I did leave the door open. | I can t get this milk open. | wide open (=completely open): The door was wide …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • The Trap Door — This article is about the TV series. For the video game, see The Trap Door (video game). For other uses, see Trapdoor (disambiguation). The Trap Door Genre Horror Comedy Format Clay animation Created by Terry Brain …   Wikipedia

  • The Whistle Blower — Infobox Film name = The Whistle Blower director = Simon Langton writer =John Hale (book)Julian Bond starring = Michael Caine Barry FosterNigel Havers Gordon Jackson Sir John Gielgud David LangtonJames Fox producer = Geoffrey Reeve distributor =… …   Wikipedia

  • leave — I. verb (left; leaving) Etymology: Middle English leven, from Old English lǣfan; akin to Old High German verleiben to leave, Old English belīfan to be left over, and perhaps to Lithuanian lipti to adhere, Greek lipos grease, fat Date: before 12th …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • The Midnight Organ Fight — Infobox Album Name = The Midnight Organ Fight Type = Studio Artist = Frightened Rabbit Released = 15 April 2008 Recorded = Tarquin Studios Diving Bell Lounge, Glasgow 2 Ruskin Place, Glasgow 38 White Street Genre = Indie rock Length = Label = Fat …   Wikipedia

  • The Young and the Restless minor characters — The following are characters from the American soap opera The Young and the Restless who are notable for their actions or relationships, but who do not warrant their own articles. Contents 1 Current Characters 1.1 Genevieve …   Wikipedia

  • door — [ dɔr ] noun count *** 1. ) a large flat object you open when you want to enter or leave a building, room, or vehicle: a little house with a red door The door creaked slowly open. There was a draft coming from under the door. open/close/shut the… …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”

We are using cookies for the best presentation of our site. Continuing to use this site, you agree with this.