n. 门; 出入口，门口; 住户，人家
A door is a piece of wood, glass, or metal, which is moved to open and close the entrance to a building, room, cupboard, or vehicle.
I knocked at the front door, but there was no answer...
The policeman opened the door and looked in...
A door is the space in a wall when a door is open.
She looked through the door of the kitchen. Her daughter was at the stove.
The door is the entrance to a large building such as a shop, hotel, or theatre.
He entered Harrods by the main door...
The queues at the door wound around the building.
Doors is used in expressions such as a few doors down or three doors up to refer to a place that is a particular number of buildings away from where you are.
Mrs Cade's house was only a few doors down from her daughter's apartment.
When you answer the door, you go and open the door because a visitor has knocked on it or rung the bell.
Carol answered the door as soon as I knocked.
If you say that someone gets or does something by the back door or through the back door, you are criticizing them for doing it secretly and unofficially.
The government would not allow anyone to sneak in by the back door and seize power by force...
They claim the Government is privatising dentistry through the back door.
If someone closes the door on something, they stop thinking about it or dealing with it.
We never close the door on a successful series.
If people have talks and discussions behind closed doors, they have them in private because they want them to be kept secret.
...decisions taken in secret behind closed doors.
If someone goes from door to door or goes door to door, they go along a street calling at each house in turn, for example selling something.
They are going from door to door collecting money from civilians.
...a door-to-door salesman...
If you talk about a distance or journey from door to door or door to door, you are talking about the distance from the place where the journey starts to the place where it finishes.
...tickets covering the whole journey from door to door...
Flying out on Friday from Gatwick it took seven hours door-to-door.
星期五从盖特威克起飞全程需要 7 个小时。
If you say that something helps someone to get their foot in the door or their toe in the door, you mean that it gives them an opportunity to start doing something new, usually in an area that is difficult to succeed in.
The bondholding may help the firm get its foot in the door to win the business...
The Philips deal also gives Sparc a foot in the door of a new market — consumer electronics.
If someone shuts the door in your face or slams the door in your face, they refuse to talk to you or give you any information.
Did you say anything to him or just shut the door in his face?
If you lay something at someone'sdoor, you blame them for an unpleasant event or situation.
I'm notsure his death can be laid at medicine's door alone...
The blame is generally laid at the door of the government.
If someone or something opens the door to a good new idea or situation, they introduce it or make it possible.
This book opens the door to some of the most exciting findings in solid-state physics...
Researchers are pushing back the frontiers and opening doors to reveal why things happen and how things work.
When you are out of doors, you are not inside a building, but in the open air.
The weather was fine enough for working out of doors.
If you see someone to the door, you go to the door with a visitor when they leave.
If someone shows you the door, they ask you to leave because they are angry with you.
Would they forgive and forget — or show him the door?
1. a swinging or sliding barrier that will close the entrance to a room or building or vehicle;
2. the entrance (the space in a wall) through which you enter or leave a room or building; the space that a door can close;
3. anything providing a means of access (or escape);
4. a structure where people live or work (usually ordered along a street or road);
5. a room that is entered via a door;
as one door closes, another opens
at the door
close (或 shut) the door on (或 to)
(from) door to door
lay something at someone's door
on the door
open the door to
out of doors
at (one's) door
close the door on 或 shut the door on
leave the door open
show (someone) the door【非正式用语】
If you close that door, you can shut the noise in.
Braving the biting wind, she went out to beg from door to door.
There was an insistent knock on my door.
The door blew open.
The door won't fit ; you'll have to file it down.