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    Default Question about "Keep the window open/opened"

    Hello,

    I've heard the phrase "keep the window open" before, but is it also correct to say "keep the window opened"? When is it right to use one or the other? For instance, I know you often say "keep the window closed", but you never say "keep the window close".

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    Default Re: Question about "Keep the window open/opened"

    'Keep/Leave the window open' is natural.
    Please do not edit your question after it has received a response. Such editing can make the response hard for others to understand.


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    Default Re: Question about "Keep the window open/opened"

    Open and closed are opposites when describing windows, doors, eyes, books, shops etc.

    Opened and closed are opposites when used as verbs – 'They opened the bank early because of a computer glitch.'

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