beat a path

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Definition of beat a path

: to make (a path) by walking over the ground many times They beat a path through the woods to the stream. sometimes used figurativelyIf you work hard and well, success will beat a path to your door.

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“Beat a path.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/beat%20a%20path. Accessed 24 Oct. 2020.

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