open one's mind


: to become able to understand different ideas or ways of thinking
She encourages her students to open their minds and try to see things from new perspectives.
often + to
Open your mind to the possibility that you both may be right.

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“Open one's mind.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 1 Oct. 2023.

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