English version

open to something

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishopen to somethingopen to somethinga) PROBABLYlikely to suffer from something or be affected by something The magazine’s editor is open to criticism in allowing the article to be printed. The regulations are open to abuse by companies. He has left himself open to accusations of dishonesty. b) SUGGESTwilling to consider something new or to accept something new Teachers need to be open to children’s ideas. The committee is open to suggestions. The owners of the building want to sell and are open to offers. open
Examples from the Corpus
left ... open toAt some point Rufus himself had taken the things out of the fridge and left the door open to defrost it.By building a computerized society, the United States has left itself wide open to electronic attack.He said the Tories had left themselves open to Labour attacks by guaranteeing key public spending while pledging to cut taxes.Nor is this the only area in which the former chairman has left himself open to potential conflicts of interest.By running for deputy, he has left himself open to the accusation that he has no hope of becoming leader.When left open to the atmosphere, some particles of a liquid escape into the gas phase.This was a covering curtain with a central aperture which left the arena open to the sky.