Definition of 'wide open'
Example sentences containing 'wide open'
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There is a picture of me with my mouth wide open, screaming. Times, Sunday Times (2016)I put a massive mint in my mouth and my mouth was wide open. The Sun (2016)I call that leaving the door wide open. Times, Sunday Times (2016)She found chaos - the door wide open, tables overturned. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Suddenly the curtains were blown wide open. Times, Sunday Times (2014)This year the race is wide open. Times, Sunday Times (2007)Why do jubilant footballers always have to scream with their mouths wide open? Times, Sunday Times (2015)They have left the door wide open. Times, Sunday Times (2015)His eyes were as big as moons and his mouth was wide open. The Sun (2012)Their doors are closing but our doors are still wide open. Christianity Today (2000)His eyes and mouth were wide open. The Sun (2013)The stable door is therefore wide open. Times, Sunday Times (2011)He was staring wildly and his mouth hung wide open. Man of Honour (2007)The sceptics are full of confidence that they will soon push that door wide open. Times, Sunday Times (2012)The big surprise was that there were only five goals in a match that was wide open and full of chances. The Sun (2007)Leaving doors wide open wastes energy. Times, Sunday Times (2010)None seems to realise that the journalists' club has been blown wide open. Times, Sunday Times (2012)The crocodile launched itself at me, mouth wide open. Times, Sunday Times (2009)I just looked at him with my mouth wide open. The Sun (2012)The competition is still wide open as the second group of eight semi-finalists step out onto the stage to be judged. The Sun (2011)The race is wide open. Times, Sunday Times (2012)It's a wide open race. Times, Sunday Times (2014)So how does all this look now, when the consensus is that the race for top and bottom has been blown wide open? Times, Sunday Times (2007)So I think the competition is wide open. The Sun (2010)But not the Scottish identity, and that schism is about to be blown wide open. Times, Sunday Times (2014)And not be able to do anything about it, apart from stand there, mouth wide open in shock. The Sun (2015)
It makes for a wide-open contest and the possibility of the championship being decided by points difference. Times, Sunday Times (2014)He should prove best in a wide-open contest. The Sun (2016)It was a suitable thrilling finish to a wide-open race. The Sun (2016)Then he lifted his head up again and turned his gaze to meet my wide-open eyes. Times, Sunday Times (2007)This is one of the most wide-open races of the meeting so there are no end of horses in with a shout. The Sun (2011)But to me, the bigger problem comes when we neglect such a wide-open door to ministry. Christianity Today (2000)It looks a wide-open race. The Sun (2016)But such are the wide-open spaces of the oche at the Reebok. Times, Sunday Times (2009)Walk it off along the vast, wide-open beaches while watching the impossibly tanned volleyball players. Times, Sunday Times (2014)The wide-open spaces on the stage were exciting enough - you could have taken the dog for a walk up there. Times, Sunday Times (2011)
Definition of wide open from the Collins English Dictionary
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