be wide open to (something)

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be wide open to (something)

To be a likely target of anger, criticism, or judgment. You will be wide open to discipline if you keep coming into work late. Because I'm an artist and all of my siblings are doctors, I'm always wide open to criticism at family functions.
See also: open, wide
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His freewheeling inventiveness was wide open to accident and surprise, to the roiling mess of life.