Definition of from door to door in English:

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(from) door to door

1From start to finish of a journey: the trip from door to door could take more than four hours
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  • I live in Hendon and its a long 50 minute journey from door to door.
  • That one required a twelve hour journey, door to door.
  • My journey, door to door, by underground also takes an hour as I have a 15 minute walk to the station and a 10 minute walk at the other end.
2Visiting all the houses in an area to sell or publicize something: he went from door to door selling insurance policies [as modifier]: a door-to-door salesman
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  • Tickets will be sold door to door in the area.
  • The fundraising committee will be selling the book door to door in the area over the next two weeks.
  • The court was told the landlord ran a business selling door to door products in the area and had men from the north west of England who worked for him.
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