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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?
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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.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.