come knocking at the door

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come knocking at the door

To present (itself) 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 the 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 the door?
See also: come, door, knock
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" He won't be coming knocking at the door like he used to."