Origin of doorstep
Examples from the Web for doorstep
Oprah, when she came, found a legion of her fans on its doorstep.The Fiery Death of Sotto Sotto, Toronto’s Celebrity Hotspot|Shinan Govani|December 30, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Despite doing nothing to get the man of her dreams, he arrives at her doorstep as if she Ubered the heartthrob.Taylor Swift’s ‘Blank Space’: Hell Hath No Fury Like A Tay-Tay Scorned|Sujay Kumar|November 10, 2014|DAILY BEAST
One morning a few years ago, the editor left his apartment to find an ax stuck into a log on his doorstep.The Kremlin Is Killing Echo of Moscow, Russia’s Last Independent Radio Station|Anna Nemtsova|November 7, 2014|DAILY BEAST
When I reminded him that that could mean hundreds of offspring showing up on his doorstep, he didn't flinch.
From their perspective, as long as ISIS sits on Baghdad's doorstep, political change can wait.
Could a boy be kidnaped in broad daylight from his own doorstep?Detectives, Inc.|William Heyliger
Often I sat upon my doorstep almost ready to scream loudly enough to drown the sad music of the pines.Memories|Fannie A. (Mrs.) Beers
Then he advanced, careful not to step on any of the tracks until he reached the doorstep, where it could not be avoided.The Keeper|Henry Beam Piper
About this time, going out one winter morning, he found a young girl on the doorstep worn out with cold and hunger.The Life of Mazzini|Bolton King
Markelov's old servant, who was sitting on the doorstep, accompanied his former master with his habitual dejected glance.Virgin Soil|Ivan S. Turgenev
verb -steps, -stepping or -stepped (tr)
see under at one's door (on one's doorstep).