One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
(of a large number of people) hasten to make contact with someone regarded as interesting or inspiring.‘the students and their professors beat a path to his door’
- ‘And the investors who once shunned him are now beating a path to his door.’
- ‘If you do something very well, and focus on that, people will beat a path to your door.’
- ‘If they can make this work, they will have tyre-manufacturers beating a path to their door.’
- ‘They will be beating a path to his door after this.’
- ‘It is easy to understand why conservationists and wildlife lovers have been beating a path to the company 's door.’
- ‘Jamie quickly caught the eye of the national and a number of professional clubs, all of them beating a path to his door to sign him up.’
- ‘In the first place, simply putting your site online in no way guarantees that the world will beat a path to your door.’
- ‘Come up with a great series of concerts and the world will beat a path to your door.’
- ‘Companies that can manage talent well will find that talented people beat a path to their door.’
- ‘He said: ‘The nation's retailers are beating a path to our door.’’
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