Idiom: Swinging door
This idiom refers to something or someone that can go in two conflicting or opposite directions.Country: International English | Subject Area: Furniture and household fittings | Usage Type: Both or All Words Used
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- Close the stable door after the horse has bolted
- By the back door
- Foot in the door
- Go down swinging
- Keep the wolf from the door
- At death's door
- Pushing at an open door
- Show someone the door
- Lock the stable door after the horse has bolted
- Never darken my door again
- Fortune knocks once at every man's door
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