open sesames

plural of open sesame
as in keys
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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“Open sesames.” Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 21 May. 2024.

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