knock on the door of

idiom

: to be very close to achieving
a talented young singer who is knocking on the door of success

Examples of knock on the door of in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web In the clip, the duo knock on the door of none other than fellow actor Jason Momoa, who informs them that his Super Bowl party is canceled due to cable Internet issues. Rania Aniftos, Billboard, 5 Feb. 2024 Our plan is to take a few minutes to knock on the door of each neighbor to say a quick hello and introduce our family of three. Amy Dickinson, Anchorage Daily News, 5 Aug. 2023 Less than a year and a half later, there was a knock on the door of the Ruiz family home in Walnut. Vanessa Arredondo, Los Angeles Times, 1 July 2023 The same week in September that the hotel began renting rooms to the city at market rates, a process server handed a 10-day eviction notice to the man who answered a knock on the door of Room 1810. Photographs Kirsten Luce, New York Times, 8 May 2023 Jokic won’t be able to even knock on the door of that championship wing without a ring. Duane Rankin, The Arizona Republic, 28 Apr. 2023 The same week in September that the hotel began renting rooms to the city at market rates, a process server handed a 10-day eviction notice to the man who answered a knock on the door of Room 1810. Photographs Kirsten Luce, New York Times, 8 May 2023 Jokic won’t be able to even knock on the door of that championship wing without a ring. Duane Rankin, The Arizona Republic, 28 Apr. 2023 Four days later, in the middle of the night, there was a knock on the door of the home where Till slept. Christopher Borrelli, Chicago Tribune, 16 Mar. 2023

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“Knock on the door of.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/knock%20on%20the%20door%20of. Accessed 20 Jun. 2024.

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