Translation of "doorstep" - English-Mandarin Chinese dictionary

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doorstepnoun [ C ]

uk /ˈdɔː.step/ us /ˈdɔːr.step/

doorstep noun [ C ] (STEP)

a step in front of an outside door

He left the package on the doorstep. 别让她在门口站着了,杰米,请她进来吧。

doorstep noun [ C ] (BREAD)

UK a very thick piece of bread



uk /ˈdɔː.step/ us /ˈdɔːr.step/ -pp- UK

[ T often passive ] disapproving If you are doorstepped by journalists, they come to your house and ask you to speak or answer questions, even if you do not want them to.

He complained about being doorstepped by the press. 他对报社记者强行上门采访颇有微词。

[ I or T ] to go to every house in a particular area selling something or asking for support


(Translation of “doorstep” from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)