pound the pavement
Walk the streets, especially in search of employment. For example, He was fired last year and he's been pounding the pavement ever since. A similar usage is pound a beat, meaning “to walk a particular route over and over”; it is nearly always applied to a police officer. [Early 1900s]
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Body o' me, here's the remainder of seven pound since yesterday was seven-night!
The duty on importation had been only twopence per pound, a moderate sum in view of the prices realized by the sale of it.