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How to use doormat in a sentence
On New Year’s Eve, he writes about his impatience and laziness and being a doormat to Fred.
If you’re a doormat in your life but you’re smashing dishes elsewhere, I don’t think that’s really helping.
Still, Molly Parmeter couldn't believe it when a thick embossed letter from Saint James's Palace arrived on her doormat.Kate Middleton Refuses To Name Her Favorite Piece of Clothing | Tom Sykes | November 12, 2013 | THE DAILY BEAST
But who knows, years of being a doormat may finally erupt, much like Ndamukong Suh did last year when he stomped on another guy.
So says Peter King, no ideological or partisan doormat on these matters, I think you would agree.
If he wins the presidency, will Romney drag his party toward the center or become a doormat for the arch-conservative wing?Predicting How Romney Might Govern Requires Multiple Scenarios | Eleanor Clift | October 26, 2012 | THE DAILY BEAST
His rookie flailing set back the peace process (such as it was) and made him look like a doormat.
Gipsy left the room as requested, but she stood for a moment or two on the doormat outside, shaking her head solemnly.The Leader of the Lower School | Angela Brazil
A good doormat too shabby to put before the front door is a treasure to lay before the washtubs.The Library of Work and Play: Housekeeping | Elizabeth Hale Gilman
If Fate has been kind she has been disillusioned, and if Destiny has used her for a doormat, no matter.Little Journeys to the Homes of the Great, Vol. 13 | Elbert Hubbard
And anyway he'd be blessed if he lay around in the way any longer like a doormat with "Welcome" inscribed upon the surface.The Palace of Darkened Windows | Mary Hastings Bradley
And you let her walk over you, chuck you out as if you was a wornout doormat she'd wiped her boots on, and never said a word.Thankful's Inheritance | Joseph C. Lincoln
British Dictionary definitions for doormat
a mat, placed at the entrance to a building, for wiping dirt from shoes
informal a person who offers little resistance to ill-treatment by others
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