leave/keep one's options open

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Definition of leave/keep one's options open

: to wait before making a final decision about something to allow for the possibility of having a different choice I'll probably take the job, but I'm leaving/keeping my options open for now.

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“Leave/keep one's options open.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/leave%2Fkeep%20one%27s%20options%20open. Accessed 29 Sep. 2022.

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