beat a path to door


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beat a path to someone's door

Fig. [for people] to arrive (at a person's place) in great numbers. (The image is that so many people will wish to come that they will wear down a pathway to the door.) I have a new product so good that everyone will beat a path to my door. If you really become famous, people will beat a path to your door.
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beat a path to somebody's door

to be very eager to see you Whenever some ordinary guy wins a big lottery, the press beats a path to his door.
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beat a path to somebody's door

to be very eager to speak to someone and do business with them Put that ad in the paper and you'll have half the town beating a path to your door.
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