pound the streets/pavement

Definition of pound the streets/pavement

  1. :  to walk or run on the street especially in search of something She's out there every day pounding the pavement, looking for work. Hard-core joggers will pound the streets in all kinds of weather.

Word by Word Definitions

  1. :  any of various units of mass and weight

    :  the basic monetary unit of the United Kingdom —called also pound sterling

    :  the basic monetary unit of Ireland from 1921 to 2001

  1. :  an enclosure for animals

    :  a public enclosure for stray or unlicensed animals

    :  a depot for holding impounded personal property until redeemed by the owner

  1. :  to reduce to powder or pulp by beating

    :  to strike heavily or repeatedly

    :  to inculcate by insistent repetition :  drive

  1. :  an act or sound of pounding

  1. :  by a considerable margin

  1. :  a paved surface: such as

    :  the artificially covered surface of a public thoroughfare

    :  sidewalk

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a rounded knoll or a ridge of ice

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