pound the pavement
Definition from Wiktionary, the free dictionary
- (idiomatic) To travel on foot; to walk or run.
- The joggers pounded the pavement for several miles each day.
- (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.
- (travel on foot): hit the bricks, hit the pavement, hit the road
- (campaign or seek): hit the bricks, hit the pavement