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    dean1 is offline Junior Member
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    Default open/open-minded

    Hi. I'd like to know the difference between 'open' and 'open-minded'. Can anyone pls explain it to me? If possible pls give some examples too.
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    Tdol is offline Editor, UsingEnglish.com
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    Default Re: open/open-minded

    'Open' has a wider meaning- it involves being friendly and expressive to me, while an open-minded person doesn't necessarily want to engage in debate.

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    Default Re: open/open-minded

    Thanks tdol. Then what are the characteristics of a open-minded person and open person?

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    Default Re: open/open-minded

    open-minded- will accept new ideas and differences
    open- friendly, sociable, etc

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