open or close it a little bit.

stephenlearner

Senior Member
Chinese
Hi,

Can I say "Open the window a little" if the window is closed?

Can I say "Close the window a little" if the window is open?

Thanks.
 
  • dojibear

    Senior Member
    English - Northeast US
    Hi,

    Can I say "Open the window a little" if the window is closed?

    Can I say "Close the window a little" if the window is open?

    Thanks.
    "Close the window a little" doesn't mean "close the window". It means "make the opening smaller, but keep the window open".
     
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