as one door closes, another (one) opens

as one door closes, another (one) opens

proverb The end of one situation or opportunity is often followed by the start of a new one. Don't worry about not getting this job, honey—as one door closes, another opens.
See also: another, door, one, open
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as one door closes, another one opens

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one door closes and another one opens

If you say as one door closes, another one opens or one door closes and another one opens, you mean that if one thing you do fails, you will soon have an opportunity to try to succeed at something else. This deal replaces the account they lost in March. `As one door closes another one opens,' chief executive Hamish McLennan said yesterday. Roberts was philosophical after losing his job. `Obviously, I am a little disappointed,' he explained, `But one door closes and another one opens.' Note: This expression is often used to encourage someone to keep trying after they have had a disappointment or failure.
See also: another, door, one, open
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as one door closes, another opens

you shouldn't be discouraged by failure, as other opportunities will soon present themselves. proverb
See also: another, door, one, open
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