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    #1

    Open up vs Open the door.

    Open up.
    Open the door.


    Are they the same?

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    Re: Open up vs Open the door.

    Only in a particular context.

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    Re: Open up vs Open the door.

    Quote Originally Posted by MikeNewYork View Post
    Only in a particular context.
    The door is locked. I knock the door and say, "Open up!".
    Does this make sense?

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    #4

    Re: Open up vs Open the door.

    That makes sense, but it would not be the most common. If you were with the police, it would be more common.

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