open the door

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Definition of open the door

: to make (something) easier or more likely to happen often + for or toHer success opened the door for thousands of young women who wanted to play sports.His experiences in the army opened the door to a career in politics.

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“Open the door.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/open%20the%20door. Accessed 25 Jan. 2021.

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