opening

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UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations/ˈəʊpənɪŋ/US:USA pronunciation: IPA and respellingUSA pronuncation: IPA/ˈoʊpənɪŋ/ ,USA pronunciation: respellingpə ning)

WordReference English Collocations © 2020

opening

Most examples are given in US English. We have labeled exceptions as UK.
n
  1. look for job openings
  2. are there any (job) openings?
  3. do you have an (job) openings?
  4. am interested in your (job) openings
  5. there is an opening for [an experienced, a well-qualified] [accountant, engineer]
  6. an opening in the [cave, wall]
  7. [escaped, fled] through a [small, fence] opening
  8. the opening led [into, to]
  9. a [large, small, concealed] opening
  10. hear the opening of the [door, window]
  11. the [official, public] opening of
  12. attend the grand opening (of)
  13. the [president, ambassador] officiated the opening
  14. go to a [show, house, business, building] opening
  15. the [show's] opening
  16. on the opening [day, night]
  17. the opening [day] of the [show, performance, company]
  18. the [show's] opening day
  19. the opening hours (of)
  20. an opening ceremony for
  21. in his opening [remarks, statement]
adj
  1. the opening day of the [new store, sales]
  2. the opening day was a huge [success, failure]
  3. the opening round of [questions, voting, the tournament]
  4. the opening page of the [novel, book]
  5. her opening [gambit, question, statement]
  6. [mentioned, discussed] (it) in his opening statement
  7. the opening ceremony of the [tournament, Olympics]
  8. the opening night of the [show, play, performance]
  9. had opening night nerves
  10. on opening night
  11. [knocked out, eliminated] in the opening round
n as adj
  1. on the opening [day, night]
  2. the opening [day] of the [show, performance, company]
  3. the [show's] opening day
  4. the opening hours (of)
  5. an opening ceremony for
  6. in his opening [remarks, statement]
WordReference English Collocations © 2020

open

Most examples are given in US English. We have labeled exceptions as UK.
v
  1. open the [file, link, photo, email, message]
  2. open a new [tab, window]
  3. open the [door, window]
  4. opened the door for her
  5. open a [package, envelope, present, gift, card]
  6. open a [jar, tin, safe]
  7. open the [store, restaurant, bar]
  8. open the [store] in the [morning, afternoon, evening]
  9. open (up) the [store] at [10:00 AM]
  10. the [store] opened in [June]
  11. (has) opened for the [season, Christmas period]
  12. open up a new [store, location, business]
  13. a new [store] opened up
  14. [easy, difficult, hard, complicated] to open
  15. open up your [feelings, emotions]
  16. open up to him
  17. open it up for [discussion, debate, a vote]
  18. opens up a whole (new) [world, can of worms]
  19. opened up [and, to] let me in
  20. open your [eyes, ears, heart]
  21. her eyes opened (wide)
  22. opened his eyes to the [situation, truth]
  23. open your mind to
  24. open a [path, way] to
  25. [the speaker, he] opened by [saying, thanking]
  26. she opened her speech by [saying]
  27. the [show, play, musical, movie] opened [on Broadway, last Friday, last week]
  28. opened with a [joke, musical number]
  29. the [flower, petals] opened
  30. open and close
  31. open by [lifting, pressing, turning]
  32. [slowly, gradually, quickly] opened
  33. [can, should] not (ever) be opened
  34. [recently, officially] opened
adj
  1. the [store, restaurant, door] is open
  2. is open for business
  3. is open to the public
  4. the [book, newspaper] was open (on the table)
  5. keep your [ears, eyes] open (for)
  6. [there is, looking for] an open [space, spot]
  7. an open [kitchen, staircase, living area]
  8. open source [program, operating system]
  9. [sold, selling] on the open market
  10. open access (to)
  11. I'm open to [ideas, suggestions, offers]
  12. what [options, choices] are open to us?
  13. the [match, contest] was wide open
  14. her [eyes were, mouth was] wide open
  15. the [door, window] was wide open
  16. wide open spaces
  17. [going to the, holding an] open house
  18. an open [drain, cesspit]
  19. keep an open mind (about)
n
  1. the [US, British, Spanish] Open
  2. the [US] Open of [golf, tennis, volleyball]
  3. the [tennis] Open
  4. the [children, animals, guests] were out in the open
  5. [vulnerable, visible] out in the open
  6. [slept, camped] out in the open
  7. were [playing, sitting, dining] in the open
  8. [ran, leaped, sprinted] into the open
  9. the [matter, issue] was brought (out) into the open
n as adj
  1. [won, lost, claimed] the Open title
additional examples
  1. open the [file, link, photo, email, message]
  2. the [US, British, Spanish] Open
  3. [won, lost, claimed] the Open title
  4. the [store, restaurant, door] is open
  5. open a new [tab, window]
  6. the [US] Open of [golf, tennis, volleyball]
  7. is open for business
  8. open the [door, window]
  9. the [tennis] Open
  10. is open to the public
  11. opened the door for her
  12. the [children, animals, guests] were out in the open
  13. the [book, newspaper] was open (on the table)
  14. open a [package, envelope, present, gift, card]
  15. [vulnerable, visible] out in the open
  16. keep your [ears, eyes] open (for)
  17. open a [jar, tin, safe]
  18. [slept, camped] out in the open
  19. [there is, looking for] an open [space, spot]
  20. open the [store, restaurant, bar]
  21. were [playing, sitting, dining] in the open
  22. an open [kitchen, staircase, living area]
  23. open the [store] in the [morning, afternoon, evening]
  24. [ran, leaped, sprinted] into the open
  25. open source [program, operating system]
  26. open (up) the [store] at [10:00 AM]
  27. the [matter, issue] was brought (out) into the open
  28. [sold, selling] on the open market
  29. the [store] opened in [June]
  30. open access (to)
  31. (has) opened for the [season, Christmas period]
  32. I'm open to [ideas, suggestions, offers]
  33. open up a new [store, location, business]
  34. what [options, choices] are open to us?
  35. a new [store] opened up
  36. the [match, contest] was wide open
  37. [easy, difficult, hard, complicated] to open
  38. her [eyes were, mouth was] wide open
  39. open up your [feelings, emotions]
  40. the [door, window] was wide open
  41. open up to him
  42. wide open spaces
  43. open it up for [discussion, debate, a vote]
  44. [going to the, holding an] open house
  45. opens up a whole (new) [world, can of worms]
  46. an open-plan [kitchen]
  47. opened up [and, to] let me in
  48. an open-floor [plan, office]
  49. open your [eyes, ears, heart]
  50. [has, operates] an open-door policy
  51. her eyes opened (wide)
  52. an open [drain, cesspit]
  53. opened his eyes to the [situation, truth]
  54. keep an open mind (about)
  55. open your mind to
  56. open a [path, way] to
  57. [the speaker, he] opened by [saying, thanking]
  58. she opened her speech by [saying]
  59. the [show, play, musical, movie] opened [on Broadway, last Friday, last week]
  60. opened with a [joke, musical number]
  61. the [flower, petals] opened
  62. open and close
  63. open by [lifting, pressing, turning]
  64. [slowly, gradually, quickly] opened
  65. [can, should] not (ever) be opened
  66. [recently, officially] opened
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