from door to door

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from door to door

Traveling to the door of each home in a particular area, typically to sell or obtain something. We went from door to door selling candy bars for the school fundraiser. You'll have to go from door to door collecting signatures so that city council knows that other residents are in favor of this change.
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Farlex Dictionary of Idioms. © 2015 Farlex, Inc, all rights reserved.

from door to door

moving from one door to another—typically, from one house to another. The candidate went from door to door, campaigning for town council. The children went from door to door, saying "Trick or treat!" at each one.
See also: door, to
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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