How to use Open in a sentence
You don't have to open your mouth.
It was open, so I came in.
After a slight hesitation the door burst open with a cracking blow.
If you don't open this door I'm going to kick it open.
He pushed the passenger's side door open and she leaned down to look at him.Advertisement
Perhaps in time when she feels more secure she'll open up.
I'm open to suggestions.
Suddenly the door was thrown open and the Queen of Sheba came in.
There was a position open at a private home, but the salary had to be wrong.
In a short time he was free and in the open air.Advertisement
I used to start them in the open land also, where they had come out of the woods at sunset to "bud" the wild apple trees.
She pushed the door open and hurried to the sink.
It took fifty minutes before the door burst open and Howie dashed out and up the stairs with Martha close on his heels.
The guest room is open.
The door stood open and a table was set in the front room, with four chairs drawn up to it.Advertisement
Where now firm open fields stretch from the village to the woods, it then ran through a maple swamp on a foundation of logs, the remnants of which, doubtless, still underlie the present dusty highway, from the Stratton, now the Alms-House Farm, to Brister's Hill.
At the car, Connie hugged Lisa while Giddon impatiently held the car door open for her.
Betsy is standing on one leg and she's holding a Time magazine, open to page eighteen.
The beach ahead of her was open and dark.
He pushed the door open to his chamber and saw Katie on the bed with an unconscious Iliana.Advertisement
Just then a loud cackling was heard outside; and, when a servant threw open the door with a low bow, a yellow hen strutted in.
The door was thrown open and he saw a hundred brave men, all ready to give him aid.
Calf must not open mouth much to kiss.
I too felt a slumberous influence after watching him half an hour, as he sat thus with his eyes half open, like a cat, winged brother of the cat.
For I came to town still, like a friendly Indian, when the contents of the broad open fields were all piled up between the walls of the Walden road, and half an hour sufficed to obliterate the tracks of the last traveller.Advertisement
Why the jailer does not leave open his prison doors--why the judge does not dismis his case--why the preacher does not dismiss his congregation!
It seemed to me that I never had heard the town-clock strike before, nor the evening sounds of the village; for we slept with the windows open, which were inside the grating.
I'll make Pashette open her eyes.
She started to shut the door, but he had the storm door open and his foot in the door before she could react.
We all looked questioningly to Martha who stood at the open doorway.
There were three bedrooms and an open concept kitchen dining area with a cathedral ceiling.
It yawned open for her.
She gazed up at him as he held the barn door open for her.
He flung the door open and shoved the healer into the room, ignoring the two surprised occupants of the chamber as he closed the door without entering.
Dorothy must take her parasol and open it suddenly when the wooden folks attack her.
They passed out into the open country and saw the cottages of the poor people.
I would rather sit in the open air, for no dust gathers on the grass, unless where man has broken ground.
The remarkably adult yet innocent expression of their open and serene eyes is very memorable.
The next winter I used a small cooking-stove for economy, since I did not own the forest; but it did not keep fire so well as the open fireplace.
Once more, on the left, where are seen the well and lilac bushes by the wall, in the now open field, lived Nutting and Le Grosse.
The latter raises the moss and bark gently with his knife in search of insects; the former lays open logs to their core with his axe, and moss and bark fly far and wide.
I never knew it to open in the course of a winter, not excepting that of '52-3, which gave the ponds so severe a trial.
In 1845 Walden was first completely open on the 1st of April; in '46, the 25th of March; in '47, the 8th of April; in '51, the 28th of March; in '52, the 18th of April; in '53, the 23d of March; in '54, about the 7th of April.
Just as he was going to open it the sounds ceased, the door opened, and Kutuzov with his eagle nose and puffy face appeared in the doorway.
The handsome open face of the man who might perhaps be her husband absorbed all her attention.
When the officers had emptied and smashed their glasses, Kirsten filled others and, in shirt sleeves and breeches, went glass in hand to the soldiers' bonfires and with his long gray mustache, his white chest showing under his open shirt, he stood in a majestic pose in the light of the campfire, waving his uplifted arm.
Prince Andrew got up, went to the door, and tried to open it.
And leave the door open, would you?
They reached an open place in the brush where Diablo stood hip-shod, his eyes half closed - as if all hell wasn't getting ready to burst loose.
As she passed his office, she glanced through the open door.
As they came out on an open trail, he increased speed.
Yet as the world began to open beyond her little circle, she realized that he had been open about his interest all along.
She was an open book to him and he was obsessed with the idea of reading it.
The envelope had a mind of its own, and it drew her back to the coffee table - demanded that she tear it open and read the answer.
She provided the requested information, explained that she was going to assist him and then put the telephone on the floor, still open.
She flipped her phone open.
Like the reverse of a doll, when she lay down, her eyelids popped open.
His eyes were open and he was watching her, his expression bland.
That was something she had trouble imagining, but the wrought iron design was open and graceful.
In fact, the entire design of the living area was more open and roomy than the new log home where they now lived.
Issues such as this were not resolved, but at least they were in the open instead of stewing about them and guessing what each other was thinking.
She flipped it open.
He'd cut her open and seen her from the inside out.
The stern woman whirled away from the door, leaving it open for him to follow.
The muffled beats of music thumped through her open windows.
As much as the brothers hated one another, Rhyn and Tamer were too similar for Gabe to feel anything but amused by the open hostility.
Hannah.s bedroom was quiet, the bed neatly made and her closet door open to reveal a large empty space.
She emerged into the hallway in time to see a butler open the main door for Gio.
She pushed the door open to her room and gazed at Toby.
He heard movement outside the closet and eased the door open far enough to peek into the well-lit room.
She walked to the door and pulled it open for Hannah in her straw-colored pants and light pink sweater.
The door exploded open in flames, wood, and black fur.
Rhyn tackled one of the demons who took down Kris.s wingman and slashed its throat open.
Several were open, and she saw much more comfortable accommodations and beds than at the small Sanctuary.
The sound came from behind it, as if someone were trying to open the door.
With a deep breath, she shoved again, enough for the door to crack open.
She whipped around to see Kris standing in the doorway, holding the door open as if debating whether to enter.
The bag she.d started to pack still gaped open, half-full on the trunk at the base of her bed.
Jade.s face skewed, and he whipped open a portal, storming out.
Jade walked into Darkyn.s open chamber to find the demon arming himself for battle.
He was about to rise and open a portal to Hell—Kris be damned!—when an Immortal knocked and opened the door.
Her eyes flew open, and she stared at the men battling.
The windows were open and the sky beyond the trees dark.
The bombshell blonde always threw good dinner parties with fun themes; this theme had been Disco Night, complete with lava lamps, disco ball, tacky '70s music that still jammed out the open windows, and costumes for those who chose to wear them.
Their mouths were open for the food they were expecting their mother to give them.
It did not open easily, and she felt carefully to see if there was a keyhole.
Kutuzov's face as he stood in the open doorway remained perfectly immobile for a few moments.
Open the door, there! he shouted.
Open on the table, beside her lay Anatole's letter.
As Alpatych was driving out of the gate he saw some ten soldiers in Ferapontov's open shop, talking loudly and filling their bags and knapsacks with flour and sunflower seeds.
The kitchen is always open.
They reached Sasha.s room, and the convent member pushed the door open to reveal Sasha.s torn-up body.
The whole cut impressed me as if it were a cave with its stalactites laid open to the light.
The sun had reached the other side of the house, and its slanting rays shone into the open window, lighting up the room and part of the morocco cushion at which Princess Mary was looking.
For a long time that night Princess Mary sat by the open window of her room hearing the sound of the peasants' voices that reached her from the village, but it was not of them she was thinking.
The singing did not sound loud under the open sky.
At dawn the two new batteries established during the night on the plain occupied by the Prince d'Eckmuhl will open fire on the opposing batteries of the enemy.
Popping it open, she started hanging their things in the closet.
On the way across the open water, they saw several dolphins.
Jonathan was watching them, his mouth hanging open.
He was up on one elbow, his attention fixed on her open blouse.
The black car sat outside the building with its trunk open.
Escape was hampered by the fact that the window wouldn't open.
No one was in sight when she reached the building, but the door was open.
She turned the knob, but the door didn't open.
Actually, I never gave it much thought until I found the window open.
My offer is still open.
They kept popping back open.
Inside the quiet room, the balcony beckoned, so she slid the patio door open and stepped out into the balmy night.
She swung hard and her open hand cracked against his face.
She jerked the door open.
I'm surprised the clothing store was open.
Howie described a car parked with an open trunk on the far side of the fence.
I'm more used to country property where doors and windows are left open, making my life oh so easy.
I laid her gently and silently on the floor and proceeded to the first stall, and slipped it open with my knife.
Glancing through the open door of the adjoining room where I'd left Howie, I found it not only empty, but absent of Quinn's equipment as well!
The hairs on the back of his neck rose as she stopped in front of one and pushed the door open.
Don't open it, he instructed him.
Dusty wrenched the bedroom door open, even angrier to see Darian and Bianca on the couch, talking.
Darian jerked the door open and stormed out.
She stood in front of the door nervously for a long moment, not certain it would open.
With an anxious look around to make sure no one was watching, Deidre peeked into the open door, hoping it led to a McDonalds or some other place with food.
She pushed her door open and slammed it shut.
I'm kinda tired of having my brain cut open.
She didn't open her eyes or release her breath until she heard the door close behind him.
He shoved the door open with all his might, revealing the steely skies of winter and the grey cement curb outside.
Toby darted out of the car and shoved the door to the lobby open with all his might.
She jerked her door open and grabbed her coat.
His touch made her jerk away and her eyes snap open.
She sighed and sat up straight a second before the door was pushed open to reveal someone she didn't know.
The air was chilly, but she left the window open to the street sounds and the cold, wanting to feel normal.
She forced herself to continue to the apartment's entrance and flung open the door, revealing a hall with auxiliary lighting reflecting off a white marble floor.
He'd forced her to stay awake through it all despite her fainting spells, tearing open her veins and feeding until she was too weak to fight him.
Only when he released her did she sit back on her heels and open her eyes.
My head hurts, my body hurts, and I was nearly sliced open before you decided to show up last night.
She pushed the door to her room open slowly, surprised to see who awaited her.
He breezed by her and wrenched the door open, slamming it closed.
They stopped at a wooden door, which the woman flung open.
He resisted for a moment longer, watching the woman expertly slice Katie's shirt open.
The wooden door and whitewashed walls --along with the open window above the bed allowing in balmy air --soon brought to mind a more tropical place.
Before she could search the room for something to use as a weapon or run, the door wrenched open.
Romas had felt no need to explain his insistence of her wearing it, but Evelyn had explained it acted as a visual identifying piece and also happened to open all the doors on the ship.
Did you open the supply facilities, too?
He could see a green open space just beyond; and then the woods seemed to be thicker and darker.
Augustine describes a day when he saw his mentor, Ambrose, looking intently at an open book.
It was very exciting at that season to roam the then boundless chestnut woods of Lincoln--they now sleep their long sleep under the railroad--with a bag on my shoulder, and a stick to open burs with in my hand, for I did not always wait for the frost, amid the rustling of leaves and the loud reproofs of the red squirrels and the jays, whose half-consumed nuts I sometimes stole, for the burs which they had selected were sure to contain sound ones.
In the room next their bedroom there was a confusion of sabers, satchels, sabretaches, open portmanteaus, and dirty boots.
His purse was always empty because it was open to everyone.
Through the open window the moans of the adjutant could be heard more distinctly.
She was beginning to get an inkling why the job was still open.
If she encouraged Bordeaux, the others would think the door was open.
Well guys, I hate to leave such good company, but I'm so tired that I can hardly keep my eyes open.
She turned the porcelain knob and pushed the door open.
The smile was replaced by a surge of color as he jerked the barn door open.
He slammed the door and strode purposefully around to the other side, jerking the driver's side door open.
She seemed nervous and her open smile was less in evidence, unless speaking of her daughter.
I can see from my perch a window downstairs in back remains open to catch the lovely spring breeze.
Correct. He made it to an open window on the first floor.
In a single motion, she tugged open her robe and nightgown, baring both breasts, pressing Claire to her right side.
A motor home passed by, with California plates, only the open road of the entire country ahead of them.
It wasn't the open road wanderers I envied but the home town golfers; they seemed so content in their pastoral surroundings.
Naw. He said Julie never talks about that old stuff and my guess is he doesn't want to open a can that might be messy.
Before I could, the door was kicked open I was grabbed about the neck in a strangle hold that gagged me and a knife jabbed upward under my chin!
He rose above me as I strained to open my other eye.
I started to open the window to get out of there but I guess he heard me because he kicked down the door and grabbed me and cut me.
That makes it an open case.
It was anything but quiet as an open stairwell was next to me and I could hear shuffling, snoring, farting and grunting throughout the night.
I don't profess to be a believer, but I'd like to think I have an open mind.
The charred portal was wrested open.
Carefully holding my knife before me, I began to push open the door.
Most were easy to open plastic containers but six cans of baked beans were without an opener.
We hacked open a can of baked beans with a screwdriver and ate them cold.
The pounding didn't stop until she wrenched it open.
Several of the rooms on either side were open, revealing couples in various stages of undress, a room with junkies shooting up and potheads lighting up, and a room filled with what looked like people sleeping.
He shoved open a door to the dark night and carried her to an awaiting car.
She couldn't run, couldn't move and she tried hard to convince herself to pass out as the garage door was wrenched open.
Her eyes cracked open, and she was startled to see a petite blonde woman in dark jeans standing between them.
Her mind was open to him, and he watched the thoughts passing through.
He wore headphones and spoke into a microphone, simultaneously responding to half a dozen chat windows open on this computer.
It's not gonna open.
He pushed the door open and opened the shower door.
She'd tried the door many times and determined if it didn't open, it was because he didn't want it to.
Bianca closed the door behind her then tried to open it again.
Just don't open the door to anyone.
Jonny's eyes were open and blank, his face pale.
If her powers grow enough, she'll not only prevent us from stitching up the tear between realms, but she'll open the doorway between the two worlds.
He slung his arms open, giving her a huge target.
Cracking it open, she peered out.
She drove to the bed and breakfast instead, where the friendly woman who rented rooms had left the back door open for her.
Yully cracked the door open, suspecting the man named Jule was there even before she flipped on the lights.
She returned with it to the wine cellar and pushed the door open.
He sensed the creature ascend the stairs and chose a room at random, shoving it open with his hip.
The woman flung open the door to the garage and ran into it.
There was a thump as the car smacked a body, and her eyes flew open.
Yully went to the back door, which she remembered always being open.
She wrapped her hand around the doorknob and turned it from steel into a rag and pushed the door open.
I'll rip you open, and Bianca will heal you.
His guards lay dead in the hallway before his door, and she leapt over their bodies, shoving the door to his apartments open.
She pushed open the door to the gym.
You're going to open the gateway.
He'd left the front door open, and she saw the car was running, waiting.
She dreaded discovering what it was until he ripped it open to display woodchips.
The gateway yawned open over the monument.
The flow of energy between them, though, was open and warm.
The window was open, assuring her it was neither cold nor raining.
Lacy's mouth dropped open.
His dark eyes open and staring.
What time do you open?
The windows were open and the apartment cold.
She wrenched open the medicine cabinet for the most powerful of the drugs Dr. Mallard prescribed for her and slammed the cabinet shut.
His door flew open to reveal a huge, furry monster with fangs.
She jerked it open only to have it pushed shut by an olive hand planted above her head.
The window to a balcony was open, allowing in a cool night breeze that made the fire in the hearth dance.
Sofia lay on the cold steel table, her tears still wet but her eyes open and staring blankly.
He cut her shirt open while it charged and placed the paddles against her chest.
Her body bucked, and her eyes flew open.
She suddenly realized the curtains were open, and the sun streaming into her window didn't hurt her eyes.
Her memories overshadowed, she threw open the curtains.
She shoved the cracked balcony door all the way open.
Han slammed the door open, and she squeezed her eyes closed, expecting the light from the hallway to hurt her.
He threw open the door and walked away.
He pushed the door open.
He muttered a curse and flung his door open.
Irritated, Sofia pulled open the curtains to his windows overlooking the bed.
At his hesitation and the heated, lustful look he gave her, Sofia's mouth dropped open.
You are so damn stubborn, Damian snapped, pushing her door open.
She drank heavily and opened her eyes, surprised to see his eyes open and the gold swirling within them.
The visitor is giving you an open invitation to his soul.
Her curtains were open, as they had been every night since she transformed.
He ached to show her how much she meant to him, to open her closed vision of him and his world and show her the beauty that made him fight as he did.
It wrenched open, and a man in a black trench coat Damian's size looked her over once.
Rainy hesitated before throwing open the door he guarded.
The door flew open.
She gritted her teeth, hating the fact he had open access to her thoughts and worse—he could respond to them!
She shot out of her seat and to the door, wrenching it open.
There was no backdoor in the kitchen, but Traci had wedged the window over the sink open.
They circled the hacienda to Sofia's car and dove into it just as the front door wrenched open.
We'll have one chance to rip his hideout open and… Sofia watched them walk away, alone and cold.
The door was open as she left it, the keys in the steering column.
His mouth dropped open, and disbelief crossed his features.
She pushed open the cracked door to the library.
He pulled away, and Deidre's eyes fluttered open.
Deidre whipped the door open, ignoring the sting of her wet hair against her shoulders.
She pushed open the door with the mirror and stared.
She yanked the wardrobe open and turned to peer over her shoulder.
Deidre's mouth almost fell open.
A black cave yawned open before her.
I'm closing the doors around you, until there's only one that's open.
She went to her bedroom and pushed the door open.
A portal was open, and the second death dealer was waiting.
She waited for Darkyn to return but was too scared of what he was capable of doing to open the door and see the damage.
She wasn't entirely convinced yet she wouldn't need the open invitation.
Deidre twisted the top of the vial open and neared the girl.
Her mouth dropped open.
After a moment, the door cracked open.
Selyn wrenched the door open fast enough to startle Deidre.
However, they needed more supplies—additional batteries, a second flashlight, and marking chalk—all to be purchased at the variety store, which didn't open until eight o'clock.
I just had to promise not to discuss the matter and keep an open mind—which I always maintain anyhow.
It'll be like a party when we open them back at Bird Song!
The Indiana sisters told him to just break open their trunk—they were only interested in the contents.
The window was open to the summer evening and the bottle-opening revelers could be heard clearly as he sat on their bed.
Was Fitzgerald's fly open when you saw him?
It was stupid of me to open my mouth.
There was a pet parade scheduled and the open field was ayip and awash with activity.
Acting Sheriff Fitzgerald was slipping two one-pint bottles of vodka into a paper bag as Dean was about to open the door.
Fred explained the beads—she'd gone to Mardi Gras—as he unceremoniously pushed Dean into the rear seat of the open vehicle.
Dean remembered the open window and the guests gathered outside on the back patio.
They climbed higher, circling the open area in front of the entrance, but still saw nothing.
If I find out it was one of those Dawkins boys, I'll respond in like fashion, and out in the open, not hiding behind boulders.
I'll keep an open mind.
The road remained in the trees and it seemed like hours before he was once again in the open and able to see the valley before him.
There was only open blackness.
Billy Langstrom's body stared out from beneath the overturned Jeep, eyes open, a look of mixed surprise and horror on his young face as he lay in a pool of darkening blood.
She unfastened the belt of her robe and hunched up, pushing it aside, letting it fall open just enough to expose an uninterrupted line of flesh from between her breasts, and down her torso and leg.
Dean muttered an agreement as he began to open Dawkins's bureau drawers, more out of a nosy nervousness than anything sinister.
It wouldn't do to taint Fred O'Connor's open mind about the Dawkinses before the trial.
It might taint Fred's open mind.
The open road, absent all responsibilities, looked inviting—if the rules allowed him to take Cynthia along in the cart.
The gravel road led past a small subdivision, then a few individual houses and small but beautiful Lake Lenoir, before climbing into the open and leading to a beautiful panorama of the Uncompahgre Valley and the snow-capped mountains to the west.
Once past the open vista, the road deteriorated, dropping into the forest on federal land.
Lydia Larkin spun out of the meadow in a cloud of dust, leaving Dean to await its dissipation before following in his open vehicle.
She'd turned and retreated after unlocking the barred door, leaving it standing open as Dean entered the darkened enclosure.
She popped open her halter, nearly spilling the contents, and took out her cigarettes, but didn't light one.
Just to make sure nothing disturbed daddy's open arms, she offered me a hundred bucks for the picture!
She stumbled back after leaving the door open barely enough for Dean to enter.
The side zipper of her shorts was split open, revealing the white of her thigh.
Now it was open season, as they had no idea of the skeleton's age—provided Jennifer Radisson's report of Josh Mulligan's later death was credible.
Now, eyes open, eyes shut—it was both the same—as black as the inside of a buried coffin on a moonless night.
By that time, the mine was open anyway, so going in there wasn't breaking and entering.
Darkyn waited beside an open door, hands clasped behind his back in a deceptive display of ease.
Deidre's eyelids fluttered open.
The underworld would open for him, when he'd conquered his challenges here in the human realm.
The door to the secret library was open, as if Tamer expected him.
Gabriel strode down the narrow hall to the only open door and entered.
She'd left them partially open, and the morning air was cold as it swept through her room.
The French doors were open, rendering the room cold.
He pushed the door to a dark room open, using his senses to key in on where the person was.
He went to the window opposite the figure and closed his eyes, then whipped the curtain open.
He'd felt the earth crack open once before.
We leave the gateway between the two open, so she can access Hell's magic.
Then he exited the room as quietly as possible, leaving the door open so they would hear if she woke in the night.
It was an open adoption and Lori had every right to see Destiny.
He eyed her from head to toe with an open appreciation that brought warmth to her face.
The front door swung open behind her and his boots clicked across the hardwood floor, stopping at the kitchen doorway.
It's an open adoption.
Gabriel held the door open for Katie, who took the hint and walked out.
She didn't notice Gabriel follow and jumped as he leaned around her to open the door.
Breathless, she managed to open the door on the second try and made it into the hallway before sagging against the wall.
The floor plan was open and relaxed, with wooden floors giving warmth to cream furniture.
It was too early for the silver shop to be open.
She will not be open to you until this is cleared up.
We have to open you back up.
She heard the door open and turned.
It cracked open silently with enough room for them to enter.
At the touch of the first fang, her eyes flew open.
Deidre turned to see the blonde woman standing in front of an open wardrobe.
Katie's mouth dropped open, and she began to realize something was very, very wrong.
She tugged the heavy door open by its old iron handle and gazed into a large square of grass, a courtyard, around which many similar rooms with heavy doors were arranged.
The hallway led into an open area with one car in the large parking lot and a medieval stone wall and turrets surrounding the entire hacienda.
The woman led her straight into a small cafeteria with rustic tables and benches, an open fireplace, and a sagging buffet table along one wall.
The windows were open with no glass, and heavy iron chandeliers hung from thick wooden rafters and were burning real candles.
Getting ready to tear her shirt open and throw herself down for a monster?
I'll come get you in a minute, Megan said, pushing a door open near the end of the hall.
He paused at one room toward the middle of the hall and pushed it open.
She dozed in the car during the forty-five-minute drive into northern Virginia, where her sister's fiancé owned a mansion secreted behind towering shrubbery and a gate that swung open to welcome her.
She whirled and marched to a closet, wrenching it open.
She frowned and he breezed past her, pulling the door open before the woman on the other side could knock.
The woman he assumed was Hannah stared at him, her mouth dropping open.
Kris produced a key chain from his pocket and unlocked the five locks before pulling the heavy door open.
The door was open, and she ducked down as a furry shape rushed by.
She pushed the door open to the next chamber and ducked inside.
A massive creature with black fur and fangs paused in front of the open door, sniffing the air.
With the creatures too distracted to notice her, Katie drew a breath and darted across the hall, shoving the door of the guest bedroom open.
She.d barely left it when it slammed open, and two furry forms barreled into the room, snarling and fighting.
She pushed her door open and scanned the room before entering and closing it fast.
It was open and airy, bright and cheerful.
The door slid open.
The doors lining the halls were unmarked, and she began to suspect her plan would fail fast if she had to open every door in the hallway.
Before the door could open more than an inch, a large honey-hued hand planted on it and pushed it closed.
Her eyes snapped open.
They hovered through the air, at last reaching one of the ships, where a doorway yawned open to reveal the damp yellow light and grey corridors beyond.
The door jammed at his first attempt to open it.
The door cracked open, and his woman shielded her eyes against the sudden sunlight.
A door to someone's private quarters slid open.
Talal paused in an open doorway leading to a large, green field behind the dwelling occupied by hundreds, perhaps thousands, of warriors organized into sparring groups of four and five.
They walked a short distance to an open atrium in the center of the house, complete with a small oasis rising up from white stone and curved benches.
The conference room behind it was large and open, its ceiling cathedral and one wall twice the height of the others.