beat a path to one's door
to have an intense desire to get something from someone or buy something from them
What is the origin of the idiom "beat a path to one's door" and when to use it?
The phrase "beat a path to one's door" comes from the idea of people creating a clear and frequently used path by walking to someone's house. This path represents how often and eagerly people visit or seek out that person. It is used to describe a situation where many people show great interest or enthusiasm for someone or something. It indicates that there is a high demand or strong desire for what the person offers.