open the door

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open the door(
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An intransitive verb phrase is a phrase that combines a verb with a preposition or other particle and does not require a direct object (e.g. Everybody please stand up.).
intransitive verb phrase
1. (to push aside the door)
a. abrir la puerta
Can you open the door so that the guests may come in?¿Puedes abrir la puerta para que los invitados entren?
2.
A phrase used as a figure of speech or a word that is symbolic in meaning; metaphorical (e.g. carrot, bean).
(figurative)
(to give access to; used with "to")
a. abrir la puerta a
A phrase used as a figure of speech or a word that is symbolic in meaning; metaphorical (e.g. carrot, bean).
(figurative)
Taking part in this project will open the door to new opportunities.Participar en este proyecto abrirá la puerta a nuevas oportunidades.
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