Idiom:  leave something open


Idiom:  keep / leave something open

  • to keep something possible or available

Example sentences

  • Can you please leave the 15th-16th of December open for a possible management meeting?
  • We want to leave the itinerary open for now while we think of the exact places we want to visit.
  • I'm leaving all of next week open in case someone cancels and I can see Dr. Johnson.
  • Please keep the schedule open next week for interviews for the new receptionist.
  • I can't keep the meeting room open forever. Will you need it on Friday?
  • Leave the afternoon panel discussion open until we find a moderator.
  • Could we keep the agenda open until the end of the week?
  • I left the date open the last time and they didn't even have to courtesy to call so I'm not doing that again.
  • Yes, we can keep the waiting list open if people want to put their names on it.

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