keep your options open

keep your options open
Ⅰ.
keep your options open
to avoid doing or deciding something immediately in case there is a better opportunity to consider later: »

They are still keeping their options open but a merger is a strong possibility.

Main Entry: open
Ⅱ.
keep your options open
to wait before making a decision to make sure that you know all the choices that are available to you: »

Better offers are becoming available all the time, so you should keep your options open.

Main Entry: option

Financial and business terms. 2012.

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  • leave your options open — keep/leave/your options open phrase to avoid making a decision now so that you will still have choices later Flynn hasn’t signed with a team yet and says he wants to keep his options open. Thesaurus: to delay or avoid making a decisionsynonym… …   Useful english dictionary

  • keep options open — keep (your) options open to wait before making a choice. I want to keep my options open, so I didn t sign the contract yet …   New idioms dictionary

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