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door

the movable barrier, usually hinged, that closes a passageway normally used for entering and leaving an enclosure.

dog/cat door
usually consists of a hinged flap covering an opening just large enough for the animal to pass through, within an existing window or door. Intended for use of the animal at will, but excluding larger intruders.
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And local resident Lilian Heseltine, 69, said: "No way would I leave the door open.
Snow's statement did leave the door open for continued government support however, stating that the "Administration would accept an extension only if it includes a significant increase to $500 million of the event size that triggers coverage" as well as various other revisions.
But Carter missed a twisting layup as well as a pull-up jumper over Jones to leave the door open for the Lakers.
Mendez did leave the door open just a bit, saying that there might be "slight adjustments if there is a need to do so, in accordance with the IMF.

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