show the door

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • v show the door ask to leave "I was shown the door when I asked for a raise"
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Usage

In literature:

He got upon his feet, and I showed him to the door, with all courtesy.
"A Roman Singer" by F. Marion Crawford
Mans Nilsson held with the Danes, but he was no traitor, and he showed the fellow the door.
"Hero Tales of the Far North" by Jacob A. Riis
I told him about locking the door, and showed him the key on the mantel-piece.
"The Moon Rock" by Arthur J. Rees
The light in the hall showed him the position of the door.
"The Regent" by E. Arnold Bennett
Dr. Van Dyke shows his tendency to physical activity in his love for the out-of-doors.
"Analyzing Character" by Katherine M. H. Blackford and Arthur Newcomb
The door into the principals' room opened, and Mr. Enwright's head showed.
"The Roll-Call" by Arnold Bennett
If you will open the door, we will show you a fine piece of game we have killed.
"The Devil's Pool" by George Sand
Then she showed her the door.
"The Matador of the Five Towns and Other Stories" by Arnold Bennett
The man who sought to enter interpreted their silence as he pleased; he suddenly opened the door and showed himself.
"Library Of The World's Best Literature, Ancient And Modern, Vol 3" by Various
The collector presents a bill: the adventurer shows him the door.
"The Art Of The Moving Picture" by Vachel Lindsay
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In poetry:

Show thy vacant tomb, and let,
As of old, the angels sit,
Whispering, by its open door
"Fear not! He hath gone before!"
"My Dream" by John Greenleaf Whittier
Up the broad steps! The doors swung backward!
The wide halls heard no tread!
But a lofty chamber, opening, showed him
A gold and purple bed.
"The Sleeping Princess" by Clara Doty Bates
But he'd got no more Coupons to give her
And that night he " showed her the door ",
But he needn't have troubled to do that
He'd shown her so often —before.
"Limehouse Liz (Of Lambeth)" by T W Connor
"Aye, come, I will show thee, O Barak, a woman is more than a warrior,"
I cried as I lifted the door wherein Sisera lay.
"To me did he fly and I shall be called his destroyer--
I, Jael, who am subtle to find for the Lord a way!"
"Jael" by Cale Young Rice
Weeping strangled my voice. I call'd out, but none answer'd;
Blindly the windows gazed back at me, dumbly the door;
See whom I love, who loved me, look'd not on my yearning,
Gave me no more her hands to kiss, show'd me no more her soul.
"The Desolate City" by Wilfrid Scawen Blunt
"Well, he shows the dorg the bottle, and he points up to the fly,
And he shuts the door, and says to him - 'Now Wattle!'
And in less than fifteen seconds, spare me days, it ain't a lie,
That there dorg had got that insect in the bottle."
"Daley's Dorg Wattle" by W T Goodge

In news:

Xmas Weenie '12 featuring Silversun Pickups with Civil Twlight and Morning Parade @ The Fillmore Tickets: $25.00 in advance $27.00 day of show Doors @ 7 pm Show @ 8 pm.
With a huge crowd gathered outside their door for the annual Wooden Boat Show Saturday, Front Street business owners were looking forward to a very successful day.
Conditions at Montrose Co. Get the news you need to know before you go out the door with the 11 News Morning Show weekdays from 5 to 7 a.m. Fire crews are currently battling a 100 acre fire southwest of Parachute.
The school will be hosting the 6th annual Cabaret show on Wednesday, Thursday and Friday starting at 7 pm with tickets available to the public for $5 at the door.
She and a friend pushed their way to the front door when they heard the show was being canceled .
Conditions at Montrose Co. Get the news you need to know before you go out the door with the 11 News Morning Show weekdays from 5 to 7 a.m. (KKCO)-- A cement truck has rolled over on I-70 while working on construction in the area.
The show is all ages, and admission is $10 at the door.
But Mike Hunter, the Director of the Jazz Ensembles at NMC, didn't lock the doors when I showed up for rehearsals the next semester, and I've been returning ever since.
But Ford received strong response to the four-door Fiesta ST concept at the L.A. Show last fall and "remains open to the idea" of selling the Fiesta ST in America.
Conditions at Montrose Co. Get the news you need to know before you go out the door with the 11 News Morning Show weekdays from 5 to 7 a.m. For once, parents are okay with their kids getting dirty.
The show is a family oriented event featuring a Kid's Dig for fossils , fossil exhibits, silent auctions, spin game for fossils , raffles, face painting, and door prizes.
Conditions at Montrose Co. Get the news you need to know before you go out the door with the 11 News Morning Show weekdays from 5 to 7 a.m. Brats, beer, music, and more.
Conditions at Montrose Co. Get the news you need to know before you go out the door with the 11 News Morning Show weekdays from 5 to 7 a.m. Have you ever been teased you because you were different.
I went to Tofanelli's restaurant recently because it was next door to the Jim Brickman show to which I had a ticket.
During the investigation , police obtained video surveillance from the shopping center that shows the silver four-door vehicle suspected in the shooting and are now seeking that vehicle.
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In science:

The reverse approach to model-fitting has opened the door to exploring more complicated chemical profiles, and the initial results show qualitative agreement with recent theoretical calculations.
Computational Asteroseismology
Figure 15(b) shows the estimated locations of doors.
CrowdInside: Automatic Construction of Indoor Floorplans
While I was discussing with her, Carlo showed up at the door of the room.
Carlo Cercignani's Interests for the Foundations of Physics
All these discussions show that screening is destroyed because lack of commutativity of momentum and position bring time dependent phenomena in through the back door (e.g., the imaginary time ordering mentioned below (4.71)).
Coulomb systems at low density
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