pound the pavement

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pound the pavement

  1. (idiomatic) To travel on foot; to walk or run.
    The joggers pounded the pavement for several miles each day.
  2. (idiomatic) To campaign diligently; to seek something, such as business, employment, or answers.
    After a brief and unsuccessful search, he decided it was time to start pounding the pavement.


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