open for business


: able to be entered and used by customers
The store will be open for business next week.

Example Sentences

Recent Examples on the Web Enter Elon Musk, whose visit to China this week is being portrayed in local media as a vindication of Beijing’s official message: China is open for business. Mary Hui, Quartz, 1 June 2023 Related: Astros will be open for business at MLB trade deadline A handful of other quality arms could be on the move this summer, as well. Josh Criswell, Chron, 1 June 2023 Starting today, the NCAA transfer portal is officially open for business. Jason Beede, Orlando Sentinel, 5 Dec. 2022 With the introduction of Ebony Mitchell, Miss Arkansas 2022, on Tuesday, the White Hall High School's Performing Arts Center was officially open for business. Arkansas Online, 30 Nov. 2022 Most locations will be open for business, but will close early at 7 p.m. Katie Bourque, Good Housekeeping, 30 Nov. 2022 On Friday, 9,300 cinemas were open for business, 75% of the country’s total, according to data compiled by Maoyan. Cheng Cheng, CNN, 16 Dec. 2022 This was Bluesky’s greatest coup, along with being open for business as Twitter was jumping its rails. Brian Merchant, Los Angeles Times, 4 May 2023 The rooftop bar at the new Rosario’s ComidaMex & Bar location in Southtown is now open for business. Paul Stephen, San Antonio Express-News, 4 May 2023 See More

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“Open for business.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 10 Jun. 2023.

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