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have/keep your options open

to wait before making a choice: I'm going to keep my options open while I find out about college courses abroad.
Translations of “have/keep your options open”
in Chinese (Traditional) 暫不作決定,留有選擇餘地…
in Chinese (Simplified) 暂不作决定,留有选择余地…
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