Definition of keep or leave one's options open in English:

keep (or leave) one's options open

  • Not commit oneself.
    More example sentences
    • I think both have left their options open, but neither knows what to do.
    • He was leaving his options open by acting as if he were going to run.
    • Maybe if you were in a different profession you could, so you leave your options open, which is what I do.
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