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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Don't worry about a worry until it comes knocking at your door," he said.
If Titan comes knocking at your door you could be going to prison for a very long time.
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.
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.
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.
You can, too,by taking advantage of the enormous opportunities NAMA offers when it comes knocking at your door.
Six months later, however, the SEC comes knocking at your door.
If the enumerator comes knocking at your door, there are some things that you should know.
This timely presentation is designed to provide public company executives with valuable insights about what to do when the activist shareholder comes knocking at your door," said Barry H.
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.