Idiom: leave / keep one’s options open
— I made a reservation at the Hilton Hotel but we’re keeping our options open and looking for a better rate somewhere else.
— I wish I’d kept my options open and didn’t take the first job offer I got.
— I'm leaving my options open regarding investments after talking to an expert.
— You've been accepted to 10 medical schools. It's not fair to keep that many options open while others are anxious to get into just one school.
— I invited Sarah to prom but she told me she was keeping her options open!
— The airlines may strike in France again this year so let's leave our options open this time.
— 'm glad I left my options open about returning to work because my husband was laid off a week into my maternity leave.
— You're only 19 years old. Perhaps you should keep your options open instead of getting engaged this young.
— Most students keep their options open the first year and then select a major during their sophomore year.
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