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обивать пороги

(у кого-л.) to importune, to haunt smb.'s threshold, to pester smb., to beat down doors

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обивать пороги

to knock on every door

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Возможно, именно поэтому я любил после школы продавать газеты на улицах или рождественские открытки и садовые семена, обивая пороги и предлагая их каждому, чтобы заработать денег на карманные расходы.
Maybe that is why I liked selling newspapers on the street corners after school or Christmas cards and garden seeds door to door to pick up spending money.
Вильямc, Ларри / Долгосрочные секреты краткосрочной торговлиWilliams, Larry / Long-term secrets to short-term trading
Long-term secrets to short-term trading
Williams, Larry
© 1999 by Larry Williams
Долгосрочные секреты краткосрочной торговли
Вильямc, Ларри
© 1999 by Larry Williams
© Перевод на русский язык,оформление "ИК "Аналитика" 2001
Семья Васильевых - скромные и порядочные люди. Они долгое время безуспешно обивали пороги местных чиновников, прежде чем смогли добиться-таки направления на операцию в столицу.
The Vasilyevs, who are both modest and decent people, had knocked on the doors of a number of local officials in order to gain referral for the operation.
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обивать пороги1/3
to importune; to haunt smb.'s threshold; to pester smb.; to beat down doors

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