kimono


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open the kimono

To be transparently open about one's plans, dealings, or intentions. I assure you that our company has opened the kimono about every aspect of our tax obligations to the state.
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open (up) (one's) kimono

To be transparently open about one's plans, dealings, or intentions. I assure you that our company has opened our kimono about every aspect of our tax obligations to the state.
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open (up) one's kimono

Sl. to reveal what one is planning. (From the computer industry, referring especially to the involvement of the Japanese in this field.) Sam isn't one to open his kimono much when it comes to new products. Even if Tom appears to open up his kimono on this deal, don't put much stock in what he says.
See also: kimono, open

open (up) one’s kimono

in. to reveal what one is planning. (From the computer industry, referring especially to the involvement of the Japanese in this field.) Even if Tom appears to open up his kimono on this deal, don’t put much stock in what he says.
See also: kimono, open, up

open one’s kimono

verb
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We decorated our kimono with paint mixed with tea, and painted the kimono using tea bags.
Nishijin-Kinran Cushion Cover /Tasteful products using gold and silver thread, and the craftsmanship of traditional kimono.
During the workshop, he emphasised the importance that nature has when it comes to designing the kimono and the pattern of the cloth it is made from.
There will also be a demonstration of how to receive tea the Japanese way and how to wear a kimono.
Kimono is a traditional costume of Japan, which requires a special technique to wear.
A participant will also be dressed up in full ceremonial kimono and there will be stalls set up by the Wirral Bonsai Society, collectors of Ningyo (Japanese dolls) and koi carp aficionados among others.
I'd be working on a scene in one room, and another room would be dance, another room would be how to move and sit and walk like a geisha, another room was hair and makeup and costumes and learning how to wear the kimono, another room was obviously dialect, another room was playing the shamisen (a three-stringed classical Japanese instrument) .
Netsuke are tiny sculptures used to secure pouches to the kimono and have long been collected around the world.
Interestingly enough, the victims are competing kimono shop owners whose wives greatly value displaying their diamond pendants.
Aoi Sakuraba is dressed in a kimono, her sandal is broken, and she is hopelessly lost.
The paler pink bodice had a few thin gold stripes and kimono sleeves.
There will be lots of kimono tops with Oasis, River Island, Warehouse and French Con-nection all, in the words of the `80s song, `turning Japanese'.
On a fairly modest card by Romford standards, the Jones kennel could be dominant with Kimono Ranger and Rossa Ranger other very obvious fancies.
Many of the nine paintings and drawings here were inspired by works in the museum's extensive collection--a Japanese kimono, a Chinese tapestry, a small drawing by fifteenth-century Italian master Filippino Lippi-- as well as by the celebrated hothouse tulips, hyacinths, and daffodils that grace its inner court.
We studied various books and pictures of kimono designs from the Edo period, and set to work.