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Definition of pound the pavement

pound the pavement

verb

  • to seek a job or money by walking from place to place.
    You've sent out a ton of resumes, but I think you'd have more luck if you just got out there and pounded the pavement.

    Last edited on Jul 27 2011. Submitted by Walter Rader (Editor) from Sacramento, CA, USA on Nov 09 2010.

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Definitions include: the real information or the proof, instruction, the know how, where, when, and why about something or someone.
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