Definition of push at or against an open door in English:

push at (or against) an open door

Have no difficulty in accomplishing a task: if the management were to tackle this issue, it might find that it was pushing at an open door
More example sentences
  • Collecting signatures was like pushing at an open door.
  • I think you should see instead us as pushing at an open door.
  • It made us realise that we could win this game, even if to be honest, I think he was pushing at an open door.
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