open the door

open the door  {v. phr.}
To allow more action or discussion; give a chance.
Learning to read and write opens the door to a better job and better living conditions.
Raising the tax rates will open the door to more help for older people.
Contrast: CLOSE THE DOOR. Compare: OPEN ITS DOORS.
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