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Idioms for door
Origin of door
OTHER WORDS FROM doordoor·less, adjectivehalf-door, adjective, noun
Words nearby door
British Dictionary definitions for show someone the door
- a hinged or sliding panel for closing the entrance to a room, cupboard, etc
- (in combination)doorbell; doorknob
Word Origin for door
Idioms and Phrases with show someone the door (1 of 2)
Order someone to leave, as in I never should have listened to him; I should have shown him the door at once. This expression, first recorded in 1778, is not the same as show someone to the door (see under show someone out).
Idioms and Phrases with show someone the door (2 of 2)
see at death's door; at one's door; back door; beat a path to someone's door; behind closed doors; close the door on; darken one's door; foot in the door; keep the wolf from the door; lay at someone's door; leave the door open; lock the barn door; next door to; open doors; open the door to; see someone out (to the door); show someone out (to the door); show someone the door.