Last year, while roughly 3,000 independently owned restaurants closed their doors, more than 1,115 McDonald's thrived.
When Washington recovered from her injuries, she lead police to a Spanish bungalow just three doors down from Franklin's home.
After his presidential campaign perished at the doors of the Supreme Court, Al Gore grew one.
On the eve of the election, Team Romney is knocking on doors and pleading with voters to get to the polls.
“Someone with six kids went out with the kids and knocked on 200 doors yesterday,” said the organizer.
I wish to warn all nations of the judgments of God which are at their doors.
Our doors do not open of themselves, though it be to let in the most welcome guests in the world.
At nine oclock the place was deserted and the doors were closed.
It is the universal avenue after the lights are out, and the doors locked.
The pulpit was between the doors that opened upon the faces of the congregation.
Middle English merger of Old English dor (neuter; plural doru) "large door, gate," and Old English duru (fem., plural dura) "door, gate, wicket;" both from Proto-Germanic *dur- (cf. Old Saxon duru, Old Norse dyrr, Danish dør, Old Frisian dure, Old High German turi, German Tür).
The Germanic words are from PIE *dhwer- "a doorway, a door, a gate" (cf. Greek thura, Latin foris, Gaulish doro "mouth," Gothic dauro "gate," Sanskrit dvárah "door, gate," Old Persian duvara- "door," Old Prussian dwaris "gate," Russian dver' "a door").
The base form is frequently in dual or plural, leading to speculation that houses of the original Indo-Europeans had doors with two swinging halves. Middle English had both dure and dor; form dore predominated by 16c., but was supplanted by door.
A door is what a dog is perpetually on the wrong side of. [Ogden Nash]
moved on pivots of wood fastened in sockets above and below (Prov. 26:14). They were fastened by a lock (Judg. 3:23, 25; Cant. 5:5) or by a bar (Judg. 16:3; Job 38:10). In the interior of Oriental houses, curtains were frequently used instead of doors. The entrances of the tabernacle had curtains (Ex. 26:31-33, 36). The "valley of Achor" is called a "door of hope," because immediately after the execution of Achan the Lord said to Joshua, "Fear not," and from that time Joshua went forward in a career of uninterrupted conquest. Paul speaks of a "door opened" for the spread of the gospel (1 Cor. 16:9; 2 Cor. 2:12; Col. 4:3). Our Lord says of himself, "I am the door" (John 10:9). John (Rev. 4:1) speaks of a "door opened in heaven."