door-to-door door-to-door

Definition(s):

  1. (adj) (of e.g. journeys or deliveries) direct from point of origin to point of destination
  2. (adj) omitting no one; from the door of one house to that of the next

Usage(s):

  1. The Census has suspended door-to-door interviews in rural Clay County, where the body was found, pending the outcome of the investigation.
  2. I remember him sipping boiled water laced with lemon and honey as he trudged door-to-door in the snow.
  3. Polis went door-to-door to meet voters, the culmination of a year of marathon days on the campaign trail.

News

  1. Moline police warn of door-to-door sales scam

    The Moline Police Department has received complaints of a college-aged woman selling magazines door-to-door within the city of Moline.
    on June 11, 2013     Source: Quad-City Times

  2. Summer means more door-to-door sales; beware

    Knock. Knock. The end of school marks the unofficial kickoff of door-to-door sales.
    on June 10, 2013     Source: The Salisbury Post

  3. Police investigate door-to-door steak salesman

    A door-to-door salesman in West Utica has neighbors concerned and police on the lookout, the Utica Police Department said.
    on June 10, 2013     Source: The Observer-Dispatch

Quotes

  1. "This project will allow us to demonstrate in practice that door-to-door cargo shipments without intermediaries at the border will lower costs ...... and increase our country's competitiveness," Tellez said. "Without a doubt, (the program)...
    on Sep 9, 2007 By: Luis Tellez Source: Houston Chronicle

  2. Mr. Dion told how he learned while he was making up his mind that "it became very clear that in the door-to-door in canvassing, my colleagues, my friends [were] told, 'We don't like your leader.'
    on Oct 21, 2008 By: Stephane Dion Source: National Post

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