come knocking at (one's) door

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come knocking at (one's) door

To present (itself) to one as a possibility or (usually desirable) opportunity in the near future, especially temporarily. 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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This way success comes knocking at your door without working very hard for it."
But beware if someone comes knocking at your door while you are playing, the xenomorph can 'hear' noise in the real world, and will come to finish you off.
But, beware if someone comes knocking at your door while you are playing: the xenomorph can "hear" noise in the real world, and will come to finish you off.
Critical emphasis was placed on staying positive and perseverance in the face of challenges."Don't worry about a worry until it comes knocking at your door," he said.
If you don't get counted in the 2010 Census because you tossed that 10-question form that arrived in the mail last month, and you're not around when the government comes knocking at your door for a follow-up, you'll cost Oregon $1,200 a year in federal funding.
The pair of you are also with other people, so better just leave things as they are until, of course, she comes knocking at your door again.
As a follow-up, a defense attorney may lecture on what to expect when the FBI comes knocking at your door. The course is offered pass/fail, and if students don't pass, they don't graduate.
You can, too,by taking advantage of the enormous opportunities NAMA offers when it comes knocking at your door. All you have to do is open the door wide and become involved.
Six months later, however, the SEC comes knocking at your door. It challenges your goodwill allocation, pointing out that a major portion of the acquired firm's revenues were derived from products highly dependent upon patent protection for their success.
If Titan comes knocking at your door you could be going to prison for a very long time."
Time to rise, push sleep away Time to face, a brand new day Till the evening and once more Sleep comes knocking at your door. A CLIFFORD, Chester-le-Street.
When he comes knocking at your door, don't let him in...
Potential clients and their advisers frequently ask whether this kind of planning "works." Though it may sound trite, I often respond to this question with another question: "If the worst possible business and personal circumstances come to pass, and the legal system comes knocking at your door, would you have been better off with at least some measure of asset protection planning?"
Bed Time Eyelids heavy, start to close Sleep arrives, you start to doze Mother takes you up to bed A place to rest your weary head, Bedtime stories you long to hear Read by a mother so sincere A voice so soft and velvet smooth Sends you off into a snooze, Angels watching over you Till daylight comes peeping through Sleepy eyes now awake Sunlight shinning on your face, Time to rise, push sleep away Time to face a brand new day Till the evening and once more Sleep comes knocking at your door.