■ open up to something: to become more accepting of someone or something.
- Finally, he opened up to the suggestion that he should leave.
- Finally the boss opened up to the notion of Tom as a manager
■ cf. open up: 1. (informal) BrE (also open out to sb) to talk freely and openly about what you feel or think
- Will you open up to me and tell me what's worrying you?
■ some other examples
- Along the way, the two begin to open up to each other, finding a small friendship.
- The decision to remove the slogan comes as Sam's Club attempts to remove itself from serving just small businesses and open up to more individual customers.
- This reassures their bonding with you and allows them to open up to issues they may need to talk to you about.
- Stop treating people like 'fluff' and listen to them, and reality will open up to you.