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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One woman said, FPL has only been speaking to the Seminole Tribe of Florida who does not have the authority to make decisions that impact our tribe, so expect somebody else coming knocking at your door.
People say that if Man United coming knocking at your door it's a different question - then the manager and the player need to make a decision.
People say that if Manchester United coming knocking at your door, it's a different question, that the manager and the player then need to make a decision.