A door is part of an entrance to a room, a building, or some other space.
There are many different kinds of doors:
- Most houses have a front door and a back door.
- Kitchen cabinet doors are open and shut when working in a kitchen.
- A garage door goes up and down when moving a car in and out of the garage.
- A car door provides access to the inside of a car.
- You can store food on a refrigerator door.
- Revolving doors are used in large buildings.
This is a revolving door.
There are a few common expressions that include the word "door."
- Hold the door. (Keep the door open.)
- Let me show you to the door. (Said when a guest is leaving the house.)
- I can walk you to the door. (same as above)
- It’s important to get your foot in the door. (A new job at an entry level position provides an opportunity for a much better position later on.)
- Don’t let the door hit you on the way out. (Said to a person who is not liked when that person is leaving a group or position.)
- A college degree can open doors for you. (open doors = provide opportunities)
- We have an open door policy.. (open door policy = access to management or some level of transparency)
- The door is always open. (I am always available to talk or meet.)
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May 6, 2018