darken\ one's\ door

• darken one's door
• darken the door
To appear, as in a doorway; enter someone's home or establishment. - Used in negative imperative sentences especially with "never" and "again".

If you leave this house now, never darken my door again.

After a son shamed his father by having to go to prison, the father told him never to darken his door again.


Словарь американских идиом. — СПб., Изд-во "Лань". . 1997.

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