open: verb or adjective?

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ckcgordon

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If I want to say there are different possibilities available to me, should I say

- "I am open to various possibilities" (adjective)
or
- "I am opened to various possibilities" (verb)

I have problem deciding the part of speech to be used in this sentence. Could someone explain the usage for me? Thanks a lot!!
 

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The first is the correct one.#

You could say " I have opened the discussion about the various possibilities" - but it does not have exactly the same meaning.
 

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If I want to say there are different possibilities available to me, should I say

- "I am open to various possibilities." is correct but does not have the meaning of your explanation above.
Being open to something means that you are willing to consider that (possibility)(option). If I understand your meaning correctly, "option" is the better word.
You can have many options, but only be open to a limitted number of them.

If you want to mean 'There are (different)(several)(many) options available to me.', say that.

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ckcgordon

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Thanks for your explanation, Anglika and 2006

2006, you understand my meaning correctly. "There are different options available to me" is exactly what I wanted to say in fact.
 
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