crack the door (open)

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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.
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He pumps gas, then cracks the door open and peers in.
Isner's loss cracks the door open for compatriot Sock to claim the final London place with a Paris title on Sunday.
Mother cracks the door, father tosses the nutcracker like a handkerchief or a handful of snow.
Saraswati Gauri Malla Gita Mithila Sharma Dipak Ratan Subedi Attendant Nirmal Pyakurel Mother Rama Thapalia A domestic drama that flirts with occult rites, "Mask of Desire" cracks the door on local psychology and superstition just wide enough to intrigue, then bewilder, most offshore viewers.