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open sesame

noun

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something that allows someone to achieve a desired goal
  • it turned out that a simple "please" was the open sesame for charming the hotel manager into giving us a room with a better view

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The first known use of open sesame was in 1814

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“Open sesame.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/open%20sesame. Accessed 27 Nov. 2021.

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