Traductions & exemples
expand_more frapper à la porte de qn
frapper à la porte
Si demain, ces chantiers sont privatisés, il ne sera pas question de revenir frapper à la porte pour demander encore de l'argent public pour le faire.
Exemples d'usage pour « to knock at the door » en français
EnglishIt is the applicants themselves who are to decide whether they want to knock on the door.
EnglishThe Usher uses the black rod to knock on the door of the House of Commons Chamber.
EnglishThere was a knock on the door, and there were three Germans.
EnglishWe are sitting in front of our television when there is knock at our door and someone yells that we are to gather up our things and leave the country.
EnglishI heard a knock at the door
Englishto knock at sb's door
EnglishAnd necessity gave an urgent knock at the door of Europe in Nice, in the form of sclerosis as a result of the prospect of an enlarged Europe.
Englishthere was a knock at the door
EnglishHowever, I did tell the men, "When you are with Jack Austin running for election, you knock on the door; you do not knock down the door.''
Englishto knock at the door
Englisha knock at the door
English., "less than minimal," and one that "cannot accommodate the knock on the door," or the needs of the court.
EnglishThere are many like Lazarus who knock on the door of society all those who have no share in the material benefits which progress has brought.
EnglishIf the shipyards are privatized in the future, there will be no question of anyone coming back to knock on the door and ask for more public money.
EnglishHe brought me right into the home of an ethnic Albanian in Kosovo who was watching television, heard a knock at the door and was asked to move out within 10 minutes.
EnglishSometimes three or four times in the evening there is a knock on the door and somebody is asking for a donation to a particularly worthy cause or a worthy initiative or a worthy endeavour.
EnglishI do not think an evening goes past now when in our places of residence here in the nation's capital or back in our own constituencies there is not a knock at the door from someone raising money.