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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"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.
So if you see a policeman's helmet, jumping jack or Himalayan Balsam in your area, get some neighbours out to help and start balsam bashing - you will not be breaking any laws providing that you are not trespassing - as the plant is not a British native and can be removed without fear of a Policeman's helmet coming knocking at your door!!