2011년 7월 4일 월요일

Dic: open up (to something)

■ 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. 

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