Translation of "doorstep" - English-Mandarin Chinese dictionary


verb uk us /ˈdɔː.step/ US  /ˈdɔːr-/ (-pp-)

[ T often passive ] UK 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 verb” from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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