come knocking at (one's) door

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come knocking at (one's) door

To present (itself) to one as a possibility in the near future, especially temporarily. Usually refers to opportunities or desirable options. It was hard leaving my parents and all my friends from high school, but when an opportunity to attend school in Europe came knocking at my door, I knew I had to seize the chance. What would you do if the chance to make half a million dollars suddenly came knocking at your door?
See also: come, door, knock
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I hope and pray that when death comes knocking at my door, it will also be a peaceful one, like Saint Josephs own death, with Jesus and Mary beside me.
I have pride in my willingness to fight anybody who comes knocking at my door - and beating them.