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 Meanings and Examples of DOOR
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door
 n.  a flat object that is used to close the entrance of something
Classic Sentence: (210 in 15 pages)
1  The thought had hardly passed through my mind when the man whom we were watching caught sight of the number on our door, and ran rapidly across the roadway.
A Study In Scarlet By Arthur Conan Doyle
Context  Highlight   In PART I: CHAPTER II. THE SCIENCE OF DEDUCTION
2  At the door of the house we were met by a tall, white-faced, flaxen-haired man, with a notebook in his hand, who rushed forward and wrung my companion's hand with effusion.
A Study In Scarlet By Arthur Conan Doyle
Context  Highlight   In PART I: CHAPTER III. THE LAURISTON GARDEN MYSTERY
3  Opposite the door was a showy fireplace, surmounted by a mantelpiece of imitation white marble.
A Study In Scarlet By Arthur Conan Doyle
Context  Highlight   In PART I: CHAPTER III. THE LAURISTON GARDEN MYSTERY
4  Ye see, when I got up to the door it was so still and so lonesome, that I thought I'd be none the worse for some one with me.
A Study In Scarlet By Arthur Conan Doyle
Context  Highlight   In PART I: CHAPTER IV. WHAT JOHN RANCE HAD TO TELL
5  Then I pulled myself together and went back and pushed the door open.
A Study In Scarlet By Arthur Conan Doyle
Context  Highlight   In PART I: CHAPTER IV. WHAT JOHN RANCE HAD TO TELL
6  Sherlock Holmes rose softly and moved his chair in the direction of the door.
A Study In Scarlet By Arthur Conan Doyle
Context  Highlight   In PART I: CHAPTER V. OUR ADVERTISEMENT BRINGS A VISITOR
7  We could not hear the servant's reply, but the door closed, and some one began to ascend the stairs.
A Study In Scarlet By Arthur Conan Doyle
Context  Highlight   In PART I: CHAPTER V. OUR ADVERTISEMENT BRINGS A VISITOR
8  It came slowly along the passage, and there was a feeble tap at the door.
A Study In Scarlet By Arthur Conan Doyle
Context  Highlight   In PART I: CHAPTER V. OUR ADVERTISEMENT BRINGS A VISITOR
9  The hall door had hardly slammed behind our visitor before Holmes had descended the stair.
A Study In Scarlet By Arthur Conan Doyle
Context  Highlight   In PART I: CHAPTER V. OUR ADVERTISEMENT BRINGS A VISITOR
10  Eleven, and the more stately tread of the landlady passed my door, bound for the same destination.
A Study In Scarlet By Arthur Conan Doyle
Context  Highlight   In PART I: CHAPTER V. OUR ADVERTISEMENT BRINGS A VISITOR
11  I hopped off before we came to the door, and strolled down the street in an easy, lounging way.
A Study In Scarlet By Arthur Conan Doyle
Context  Highlight   In PART I: CHAPTER V. OUR ADVERTISEMENT BRINGS A VISITOR
12  The driver jumped down, and I saw him open the door and stand expectantly.
A Study In Scarlet By Arthur Conan Doyle
Context  Highlight   In PART I: CHAPTER V. OUR ADVERTISEMENT BRINGS A VISITOR
13  When I closed the door behind them a load seemed to be lifted from my mind.
A Study In Scarlet By Arthur Conan Doyle
Context  Highlight   In PART I: CHAPTER VI. TOBIAS GREGSON SHOWS WHAT HE CAN DO
14  Poor Alice was so frightened that she shrunk away from him, but he caught her by the wrist and endeavoured to draw her towards the door.
A Study In Scarlet By Arthur Conan Doyle
Context  Highlight   In PART I: CHAPTER VI. TOBIAS GREGSON SHOWS WHAT HE CAN DO
15  The Boots pointed out the door to me, and was about to go downstairs again when I saw something that made me feel sickish, in spite of my twenty years' experience.
A Study In Scarlet By Arthur Conan Doyle
Context  Highlight   In PART I: CHAPTER VII. LIGHT IN THE DARKNESS
Example Sentence: (210 in 15 pages)
16  He didn't approach the front door at once.
17  Every dog is valiant at his won door.
18  Every dog is valiant at his own door.
19  When poverty comes in at the door, love flies out at the window.
20  Fortune knocks once at least at every man's door.
21  A nice wife and a back door will soon make a rich man poor.
22  He went next door to get his ball back.
23  There's a strong bar on the door.
24  You should bar the door before retiring for the night.
25  Door - to - door salesmen usually have a low basic wage and earn most of their money on commission.
26  Every door may be shut but death's door.
27  The visitors beat at the door until he answered.
28  The police beat the door down in order to get into the building.
29  The policemen had to beat the door in.
30  Latch the door before you go to bed.