open day


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open day

n
an occasion on which an institution, such as a school, is open for inspection by the public. Also called: at-home US and Canadian name: open house
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open day

n (Brit) (in school, institution) → giornata di apertura al pubblico
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It seemed, however, even in the very face of open day, that at least a year had elapsed since all these things had passed, so deep was the impression made in his mind by the dream, and so strong a hold had it taken of his imagination.
Through the intermediate plain wandered a river about fifty yards wide, sometimes gleaming in open day, but oftener running through willowed banks, which marked its serpentine course.
In fact, four men such as they were--four men devoted to one another, from their purses to their lives; four men always supporting one another, never yielding, executing singly or together the resolutions formed in common; four arms threatening the four cardinal points, or turning toward a single point--must inevitably, either subterraneously, in open day, by mining, in the trench, by cunning, or by force, open themselves a way toward the object they wished to attain, however well it might be defended, or however distant it may seem.
When one has a friend as powerful as mine, we do not publish his name in that fashion, in open day, in order that he may be stolen from us.
cried the musketeer, "only a man who wants to fly would go at that pace across plowed lands; there is but one Fouquet, a financier, to ride thus in open day upon a white horse; there is no one but the lord of Belle-Isle who would make his escape towards the sea, while there are such thick forests on land, and there is but one D'Artagnan in the world to catch M.
At any rate, it shall be strong enough to search--inquire--to grope an outlet from this cloud of doubt, and find the open day of certainty.
The name of that prisoner was Damiens, and it was all done in open day, in the open streets of this city of Paris; and nothing was more noticed in the vast concourse that saw it done, than the crowd of ladies of quality and fashion, who were full of eager attention to the last--to the last, Jacques, prolonged until nightfall, when he had lost two legs and an arm, and still breathed
In this way he passed on, until he supposed himself safely through the region of danger; when he resumed his voyage in the open day.
Sunday came, and with it came Demetrios Contos, to break the law defiantly in open day.
I determined to go through with my work, and came officially in open day to take the luckless creature from his dwelling.
Local residents and organisations are invited to just 'drop-in' to an open day and see if Talent Match could help them or someone they know find their best path into employment.
Here Charlotte Hall, Recruitment Officer at Liverpool Hope University, gives her advice on how to make your Open Day visit count.