open out

phrasal verb

opened out; opening out; opens out
British
: to become less shy and speak more freely
He began to open out about an hour into our date.

Examples of open out in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The discovery of a skeleton in Pottstown, Pa., opens out to a story of integration and community. The California Independent Booksellers Alliance, Los Angeles Times, 3 Apr. 2024 Floor-to-ceiling doors at one end open out onto the lush garden, planted with jasmine and a bamboo wall that borders the yard for privacy. Rachel Gallaher, Robb Report, 16 Mar. 2024 Most rooms in the main house open out to the center courtyard, allowing for effortless indoor/outdoor living. Natalia Senanayake, Peoplemag, 2 Mar. 2024 But the humor is embedded in a far darker tale that, couched in the frame of a kids’ investigative adventure, opens out onto the hidden terrors of the monsters from the Upside Down. David Benedict, Variety, 14 Dec. 2023 The discovery of a skeleton in Pottstown, Pa., opens out to a story of integration and community. 5. The California Independent Booksellers Alliance, Los Angeles Times, 13 Mar. 2024 The expansive primary bedroom opens out to a private patio, as well. David Caraccio, Sacramento Bee, 17 Feb. 2024 Take a tour of the first president's mansion and linger for a moment on the back porch, which opens out to a stunning hillside view. Southern Living Editors, Southern Living, 16 Jan. 2024 The opening episode sees Bill Randa (John Goodman) being chased through a bamboo forest that opens out onto a rock peninsula, before Mother Longlegs emerges. Jazz Tangcay, Variety, 18 Dec. 2023

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“Open out.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/open%20out. Accessed 18 Apr. 2024.

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