knock on doors

Definition of knock on doors

:to go to each house or apartment in an area to talk with the people who live there
  • Campaign workers have been knocking on doors throughout the neighborhood.

Word by Word Definitions

knock play
  1. : to strike something with a sharp blow

  2. : to collide with something

  3. : bustle

  1. : a sharp blow : rap, hit

  2. : a severe misfortune or hardship

  3. : setback, reversal

door play doors
  1. : a usually swinging or sliding barrier by which an entry is closed and opened

  2. : doorway

  3. : a means of access or participation : opportunity


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