Translation of "doorstep" - English-Mandarin Chinese dictionary

doorstep

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

强行上门采访
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

(某一地区)每家每户进行推销或寻求帮助

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

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