Crack the door open - Idioms by The Free Dictionary
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crack the door (open)
To open a door slightly. It's so hot in here—can we at least crack the door open?
crack the door (open) and crack the window (open)
to open the door or window a very small amount. I cracked open the door to peek out. Just crack the window a bit to let some air inside.
References in periodicals archive
If someone's cousin's husband works there, that can crack the door open
a little bit farther for you.
Conservatives' anger was piqued last summer when the denomination voted to crack the door open
for gay clergy and include more gender-inclusive language when discussing the Trinity.
We will do our part to crack the door open
a little more," Block said.