on doorstep or at doorstep
- very near to where somebody lives
- to be in the vicinity
- to be near where someone lives
- to be present in the neighbourhood
- right up to the house
- The best thing about having a house in this society is that all the popular eating joints are right at our doorstep.
- The biggest park in the city is right at her doorstep. She can go for a jog anytime she likes.
- It is fantastic to know that such a popular actor lives right at your doorstep. I will be coming over more often now.
- I got the food delivered on my doorstep. It is so convenient to just place orders online these days.
- She stood at my doorstep for a very long time but since the children and I were alone at home I did not open the doors to a stranger.
- I finished the ice cream on the doorstep. If I would have known you were home I would have shared it with you.
- Tina put her foot on the doorstep of the cottage for her in-laws to take her in again.
- The children are playing on the doorstep. I cannot get them to go out or come inside to play.
- Oh my God, I never known that my favorite singer lives on your doorstep.
- The third round of the US economic slowdown is literally at the doorstep of all the developing countries.
The literary origin of this phrase cannot be traced accurately.
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