unlocked

[ UK /ʌnlˈɒkt/ ]
[ US /ənˈɫɑkt/ ]
ADJECTIVE
  1. not firmly fastened or secured
    an unbarred door
    went through the unlatched gate into the street
    an unlocked room
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How To Use unlocked In A Sentence

  • We drove home in silence and, when he parked in our long driveway, I stopped to pluck some ixora flowers while Nnamabia unlocked the front door. Excerpt: The Thing Around Your Neck by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie
  • Police believe a gang of up to five men were responsible for a raid on a Melksham store in which hundreds of pounds were stolen from an unlocked office.
  • McWilliams levelled his gun and Glennon pulled open the van's unlocked doors.
  • The man unlocked his old-fashioned, roll-top desk and took out a tin box. THE WITCH TREE SYMBOL
  • In Confessions of a Master Jewel Thief, diamond-nabber Bill Mason notes notes a strange security trend: people will spend big bucks to have a whole host ultra-sophisticated locks on their front doors -- but they'll put something flimsy on the back door, or leave the windows unlocked altogether. Defense Tech: Lock the back door, too
  • I unlocked your desk drawer and found your pack of evidence.
  • He turned back towards the door and slowly unlatched each latch and unlocked each lock behind him.
  • He unlocked the car and threw the coat on to the back seat.
  • I solved the combination for the lock, unlocked it, and pulled open my locker.
  • Played with mercurial Elan by Joseph Fiennes, Shakespeare gets unlocked when he meets Viola de Lesseps (Gwyneth Paltrow, sizzling with sensual intelligence), a stage-struck young aristocrat who disguises herself as a boy so she can act in the males-only Elizabethan theater. Close-Up On Will
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