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when one door closes, another door opensAlternative form of when one door closes, another opens.Rate it:

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when one door shuts, another door opensAlternative form of when one door closes, another opens.Rate it:

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back-to-back-to-backsequential or consecutive, in the case of exactly three events.Rate it:

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gentleman of the back doorA sodomite.Rate it:

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back-to-backWith one's back facing somebody else's back.Rate it:

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back-to-backIdentical or similar and sequential.Rate it:

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darken someone's doorTo arrive at the entrance of someone's residence or of another building associated with that person, especially as an unwelcome visitor.Rate it:

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dumber than a door-nailSomeone who is just stupid, and doesn't even know what doornail means anyway so isn't really insulted by the term anyway.Rate it:

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a golden key can open any doorSufficient money can accomplish anything.Rate it:

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check your ego at the door!A direct, crisp, critical rejoinder to another, 'to leave their egoism without the room', {at the door}!Rate it:

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at death's doorAbout to die; in a life-threatening state of health.Rate it:

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close the stable door after the horse has boltedTo attempt to prevent a problem only to find it has already happened.Rate it:

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darken a church doorto go to church for a service.Rate it:

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don't let the door hit you on the way outUsed to indicate that one is glad to see someone leaving.Rate it:

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get one's foot in the doorTo initiate contact or a relationship; to gain access, especially to an entry-level job.Rate it:

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go in the out doorTo engage in anal sex.Rate it:

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keep the wolf from the doorTo delay sexual ejaculation.Rate it:

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keep the wolf from the doorTo ward off poverty or hunger.Rate it:

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kicking at an open doorA redundant activity.Rate it:

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knocking on heaven's doorDying, close to death.Rate it:

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let the door hit you where the good Lord split youA command that another person leave, thereby impliedly having the door hit them on the buttocks as they pass through it.Rate it:

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make a better door than a windowTo obstruct someone's view, especially as a result of thoughtlessness.Rate it:

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open-door policyA policy or usual practice, by a person in authority, of permitting subordinates or constituents to visit his or her office unannounced and at any reasonable time for the purpose of discussing matters of concern.Rate it:

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open-door policyA governmental policy of encouraging immigration or of permitting increased access by foreigners for purposes of tourism, trade, investment, etc.Rate it:

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opportunity knocks at every man's doorEverybody gets opportunities.Rate it:

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out the doorThe exact image, a lookalike.Rate it:

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out the doorExact, correct.Rate it:

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push against an open doorTo do something pointless or unnecessary; to try doing something already done.Rate it:

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revolving door syndromeA situation in which employee turnover in an organization is inordinately high.Rate it:

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revolving door syndromeA situation in which a person or group repeats a cycle of behaviors or experiences, usually with unsuccessful or undesirable results.Rate it:

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revolving door syndromeA situation in which an individual changes employers, perhaps more than once, switching between employment with the government or with an organization having oversight authority and employment with an organization regulated by or overseen by the other employer.Rate it:

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show somebody the doorTo dismiss or reject; to exclude someone who was formerly included.Rate it:

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show somebody the doorTo escort someone to the exit of the premises; to expel someone from a room, gathering, etc.Rate it:

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show someone the doorTo escort someone to the exit of the premises; to expel someone from a room, gathering, etc.Rate it:

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show someone the doorTo dismiss or reject; to exclude someone who was formerly included.Rate it:

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shut the door onTo refuse to consider, remember, accept, or engage in.Rate it:

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shut the front doorshut the fuck upRate it:

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stage-door JohnnyA man who is infatuated with one or more theatrical actresses and who routinely lingers in and around theatres in an effort to meet and form relationships with the female object of his affection.Rate it:

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stage-door JohnnyA man who is infatuated with one or more theatrical actresses and who routinely lingers in and around theatres in an effort to meet and form relationships with the female object(s) of his affection.Rate it:

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stage-door JohnnyA devoted fan of live theatre and of performing artists, who habitually spends time in and around theatres.Rate it:

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when one door closes, another one opensAlternative form of when one door closes, another opens.Rate it:

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when one door closes, another opensWhen one opportunity is lost, another opportunity soon becomes available.Rate it:

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when one door shuts, another one opensAlternative form of when one door closes, another opens.Rate it:

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when one door shuts, another opensAlternative form of when one door closes, another opens.Rate it:

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a bad penny always comes backAlternative form of a bad penny always turns up.Rate it:

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all the way to egery and backThe long way; a roundabout route; a long distance to travel.Rate it:

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but, satisfaction brought it backa common rejoinder to "curiosity killed the cat"Rate it:

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hold backTo act with reserve; to contain one's full measure or power.Rate it:

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put backTo return something to it's original place.Rate it:

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kick backTo relax.Rate it:

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