Definition of 'doorstep'

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In that time there has been a huge move from doorstep interviews to other methods. Times, Sunday Times (2016)This was also the decade when doorstep selling by energy suppliers was first highlighted as a problem. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Place a single feather on the doorstep of each house in the village. Christianity Today (2000)The health visitor was standing on the front doorstep. Times, Sunday Times (2014)But what about buying a home on the doorstep? Times, Sunday Times (2007)This is unlikely to be easy to sell on the doorstep during the election campaign. Times, Sunday Times (2014)This is so ambiguous as to be impossible to sell on the doorstep. Times, Sunday Times (2014)The company is the last of the big five suppliers to still use doorstep selling. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Perhaps a better idea would be to ban individual suppliers from doorstep selling for certain periods. Times, Sunday Times (2011)It should be considering whether to ban the doorstep selling of energy altogether. Times, Sunday Times (2010)The only thing to shake my belief in doorstep delivery is the diminishing number of electric milk floats. Times, Sunday Times (2008)That has forced more people with bad debts or county court judgments against them to borrow from doorstep lenders. Times, Sunday Times (2008)It raised the possibility that price caps could be imposed on doorstep lenders because they are suspected of charging too much. Times, Sunday Times (2006)It was also the best way to avoid the landlord lurking on the doorstep at home to collect the back rent. Times, Sunday Times (2011)It still has more than 1,000 people in its doorstep sales force. The Sun (2008)Amid a credit crunch, is this man in danger of giving doorstep lending a good name? Times, Sunday Times (2008)It's very sad when you see sofas chucked out on the front doorstep. Times, Sunday Times (2016)For many of the intervening months our doorstep has been home to a large blue cooler box borrowed from my neighbour Annie. Times, Sunday Times (2012)About 62 per cent said that the person they cared for had been approached in person by cold callers or doorstep sales people. Times, Sunday Times (2011)I have detected no nastiness or bitterness on the doorstep during my canvassing all over Britain. The Sun (2007)The coalition document did not mention either doorstep lending or payday loans, where borrowers can be charged as much as 2,000 per cent. Times, Sunday Times (2010)In reality, it is a doorstep lender, giving loans to people who have a poor credit rating or those who cannot get credit on the high street. Times, Sunday Times (2012)

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Translations for 'doorstep'

British English: doorstep /ˈdɔːˌstɛp/ NOUN
A doorstep is a step on the outside of a building, in front of a door.
I went and sat on the doorstep.
  • American English: doorstep
  • Arabic: دَرَجَةُ الباب
  • Brazilian Portuguese: soleira da porta
  • Chinese: 门阶
  • Croatian: prag
  • Czech: práh
  • Danish: dørtrin
  • Dutch: drempel
  • European Spanish: umbral
  • Finnish: kynnys
  • French: pas de porte
  • German: Türstufe
  • Greek: κατώφλι
  • Italian: uscio
  • Japanese: 戸口の上がり段
  • Korean: 현관 계단
  • Norwegian: terskel
  • Polish: stopień u drzwi
  • European Portuguese: soleira da porta
  • Romanian: treaptă
  • Russian: порог
  • Spanish: umbral
  • Swedish: farstutrappa
  • Thai: ธรณีประตู
  • Turkish: kapı eşiği
  • Ukrainian: поріг
  • Vietnamese: ngưỡng cửa


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