not shut; not hidden or limited
(of person) very willing to talk honestly
not surrounded by walls, etc.; not enclosed
ready for business; admitting customers or visitors
(especially of a job) not filled
not completely decided or answered
make or become open
start; begin business, etc.
"finally broke out of the forest into the open"
"he wanted to get outdoors a little"
"the concert was held in the open air"
"camping in the open"
"all the reports were out in the open"
"the facts had been brought to the surface"
"an open door"
"they left the door open"
"the road is open to traffic"
"the exposed northeast frontier"
"open to the weather"
"an open wound"
"an open protest"
"an open letter to the editor"
"keep your eyes open"
"his mouth slightly opened"
"the job is still open"
"an open economy"
"an open city"
"open to attack"
"an open texture"
"a loose weave"
"an open boat"
"an open fire"
"open sports cars"
"an open question"
"our position on this bill is still undecided"
"our lawsuit is still undetermined"
"the letter was already open"
"the opened package lay on the table"
"the clarity and resonance of an open tone"
"her natural and open response"
"receptive to the proposals"
"an overt lie"
"overt intelligence gathering"
"an open shop employs nonunion workers"
"a passage capable of misinterpretation"
"open to interpretation"
"an issue open to question"
"the time is fixed by the director and players and therefore subject to much variation"
"a clear view"
"a clear path to victory"
"the open countryside"
"his candid eyes"
"an open and trusting nature"
"a heart-to-heart talk"
"the stores are open"
"Mary opened the car door"
"open a business"
"The door opened"
"He opened the meeting with a long speech"
"open the map"
"spread your arms"
"This opens up new possibilities"
"an opportunity opened up"
"The bedrooms open into the hall"
"Kasparov opened with a standard opening"
"the door opens to the patio"
"The French doors give onto a terrace"
A miner could be seen washing himself in the open on this hot evening.
出自： D. H. Lawrence
They would have a fine chance of catching them out in the open.
出自： L. McMurtry
The voice of Enid..rang Clear thro' the open casement of the Hall, Singing.
Helen has left the hall door propped open.
出自： M. Roberts
He lay with his head by the open tent flap.
出自： J. Irving
He seemed to be able to speak and scarcely open his lips.
出自： J. Braine
Danby opened a door..and marched in.
出自： I. Murdoch
She had not allowed the servants to..open the shutters.
出自： R. P. Jhabvala
包掉在地板上,摔破了。糖撒了一地! break sth ⇔ open
The robber broke open the door.
How long do the shops keep open?
商店开门多长时间了? keep sth open
He kept his book open when he was away.
The speaker was so uninteresting that I could hardly keep my eyes open.
Any businessman has to keep his eyes and ears open for a chance of making a profit.
I like to keep my options open.
请把书翻到11页。 open fire at sb
The officer was forced to give orders to open fire at the crowd.
We opened fire at the enemy at dawn.
The door opened into a strange little room with no furniture.
The bedrooms open on the street.
卧室都对着街道。 open fire on sb/sth
The gunboat opened fire on the mainland.
The officer gave orders to open fire on the crowd.
Nobody is going to buy a house whose front door opens onto a gas works.
The side gate opens onto a small lane.
Looking around from the top, there opened out before us a magnificent landscape that none of us had ever seen.
从顶上环视,展现在我们面前的是我们任何人都不曾见过的壮丽景色。 open out into sth
At the foot of the mountain, the river opens out suddenly into a broad estuary.
The street leads outside the city, where it opens out into a 4-lane highway.
这条街道直通城外,在那里路面伸展开来,成为一个四条车道的公路。 open out
Life opens out for a young man when he leaves school.
Many of his talents opened out as he grew in years.
随着年龄的增长,他的许多才能也得到发展。 open out
She was a bit shy at first, but after a while she opened out.
She opened out a great deal at the party for a change.
她在晚会上像变成另一个人似地健谈起来。 open out
The countryside opens out beyond those trees, and you can see for miles.
As we climbed to the top of the hill, a magnificent view opened out before us.
我们登到山顶时,一片壮丽的景色展现在我们眼前。 open sth ⇔ out
He opened out the map and showed me the exact location of the city.
The future opens out a bright prospect for our younger generation.
未来为我们年轻一代展示光明前途。 open out
The buds will open out in a few days.
The flower opened out when the sun came out.
The newly-built road opened the way to the economic intercourse between the two provinces.
The extensive use of audio-visual aids has opened the way to better results in the teaching of foreign languages.
视听设备的广泛使用为外语教学取得更好的效果成为可能。 open sth to sb
Some members have expressed a wish to open Council meetings to the public.
George felt much better after he opened his heart to Jerry.
Girls, in general, open their hearts to their mother(s), not to their father(s).
She opened her heart to the little beggar.
The gardens of the great house will be opened to visitors next week.
这栋大房子的花园下周将对参观者开放。 open sth to traffic
In southwest China, a new railway will be opened to traffic.
The new bridge across the Yangtse River is now opened to traffic.
Open up!I'm home.
快开门,我回来了。 open sth ⇔ up
My mother went to the front door and opened it up.
The police had to get special permission to open up the grave.
The children were allowed to open up their Christmas presents after breakfast.
When I opened up the package my parents sent me,I saw a beautiful skirt.
当我打开父母寄来的包裹时,我看到了一件漂亮的裙子。 open up
We don't open up till 9：30.
我们9：30才开业。 open sth ⇔ up
To open up a business is not so easy as to run it well.
The department store is opening up a new branch in one of the smaller towns.
商店正在较小的城镇中开办分店。 open sth ⇔ up
In some places there was no way through for the railway line, so new passages had to be opened up with explosives.
有些地方无法铺设铁路线,一些新的路段得用炸药炸开。 open sb/sth ⇔ up
The surgeon opened up the patient's stomach to cut out the source of the trouble.
The bullet wound in his shoulder was opened up for treatment.
切开他肩上的枪伤进行治疗。 open sth ⇔ up
The pioneers opened up this land over a hundred years ago.
The company has decided to open up this area for business.
The government is hoping to open up new areas of industry to provide employment.
The building of the new road has really opened up the distant areas.
新公路的建设打开了边远地区的大门。 open up
After a while the road opened up and they traveled more quickly.
The State Council are examining possibilities which are opening up in local affairs.
国务院正在考查处理地方事务的可行性。 open sth ⇔ up
The story of the hero opened up a new world to me.
Soon after she became successful, all sorts of opportunity began to open up.
Scientific advance has opened up the possibility of curing this dreadful disease.
Einstein's theories opened up a whole new field for study.
爱因斯坦的理论揭开了一个全新的研究领域。 open up
We knew that there was no hope left for the town when the big guns opened up.
When they got close to the enemy lines, they opened up with all they had.
他们接近敌人阵地时,使用所有的武器射击。 open up
The girl decided to open up and tell us everything.
He was silent at first, but soon he opened up and told us about his terrible experiences.
Mary hoped that Kent would open up at once about his visit, but he didn't.
The reporters tried every way to question him about the purpose of his new mission abroad, but he refused to open up.
记者们想方设法想问出他此次出使国外的目的,但他拒绝吐露实情。 open up
Once we were on the main road, the car really opened up.
我们上了主路后,汽车才开起来。 open sth ⇔ up
Can't you open up the engine a little more?
你能再开快点吗? open up
After a slow start, the team really opened up and hit 180 in two hours.
He opened the bottle with his teeth.
他用牙齿咬开了瓶盖。 open with sth
The sentence opens with an adverb.
The concert opened with a lively performance of a piece for two pianos.
The famous play opens with the appearance of a spirit, and closes with the deaths of four people.
该名剧以展现某种精神开始,以四个人的牺牲结束。 open sth with sth
The priest opened the service with a prayer.
The first artist opened the concert with a song.
误 Children are easily open to various influences.
正 Children are open to various influences.
析 be open to本身就是“容易招致或受到…”的意思, easily应删去。
误 The garden is open for the public.
正 The garden is open to the public.
析 表示“向…开放”时要用be open to,不用be open for。
误 I will be open to you about it.
正 I will be open with you about it.
析 表示“对某人坦白,无隐瞒的,开诚布公的”时用open with sb,而不用be open to sb。
误 The library has opened to the public for a year.
正 The library opened to the public a year ago.
正 It is a year since the library opened to the public.
误 John knocked on the door and his grandfather opened.
正 John knocked on the door and his grandfather opened it.
误 Are the shops opened yet?
正 Are the shops open yet?
析 表示一种状态时应该用系表结构be open, open是形容词。
误 The boy stood there, his eyes open wide and his teeth set.
正 The boy stood there, his eyes opened wide and his teeth set.