keep (one's) options open

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keep (one's) options open

To refrain from making a decision or commitment that will limit one's choices in the future. Primarily heard in UK. You're awfully young to be getting married. I just think you should keep your options open until you're finished with college. They've offered me a good salary if I stay with the company, but I think I'd like to keep my options open.
See also: keep, open, option