open some doors

open some doors

To create an opportunity for employment or advancement in one's career. Not all of us have a rich father who can open some doors at companies around the world—some of us had to work to get where we are. I'm hoping that finally finishing my bachelor's degree will open some doors for me in my career.
See also: door, open
Farlex Dictionary of Idioms. © 2015 Farlex, Inc, all rights reserved.

open some doors (for someone)

 and open a few doors (for someone)
Fig. to gain access to opportunity or influence (for someone). Morris was able to open a few doors for Mary and get her an interview with thepres-ident.
See also: door, open
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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