The box was the same which now lies open upon your table.
If he has found such a way, the core of the city might lie open to him.
They found her file lying open on the desk in his office.
The book was lying open on the end of the work- bench.
It was then he saw the newspaper lying open on the living room table.
He was not willing to leave them lying open in the wilderness for any eyes to see.
The butler was standing on the front step with the great door of the hall lying open.
Does not my life lie open and clear before you all?
In other words, the way also lies open for the action of various forces which could undermine peace and security there.
He pointed to a map lying open on the living room table.