at\ one's\ doorstep

• at one's door
• at one's doorstep
adv. phr.
1. Very close; very near where you live or work.

Johnny is very lucky because there's a swimming pool right at his doorstep.

Mr. Green can get to work in only a few minutes because the subway is at his door.

2. See: lay at one's door

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

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