door to door
Adverb

door to door (not comparable)

  1. (by metonymy) From one household or business to the next.
    He carried the petition door to door, collecting signatures.
    ''He sold magazine subscriptions at inflated prices door to door.
    Selling door to door is the best training - and test - for a new salesman.
  2. (by metonymy) From ultimate origin to ultimate destination.
    The trip takes sixteen hours door to door.
  3. (by further extension) From shipper to recipient.
    The express company could only handle shipments door to door on the West Coast, needing others to reach the rest of the country.
Translations
  • French: porte à porte
  • German: von Tür zu Tür
  • Italian: porta a porta
  • Portuguese: de porta em porta
  • Russian: покварти́рно
  • Spanish: de puerta en puerta
Translations
  • French: porte à porte
  • German: von Tür zu Tür
  • Portuguese: porta a porta
  • Russian: от две́ри к две́ри
Translations
  • Portuguese: porta a porta
  • Russian: сквозно́й
Adjective

door to door (comparative head=door to door)

  1. Alternative spelling of door-to-door



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