Pound-the-pavement Definition

verb

(idiomatic) To travel on foot; to walk or run.

The joggers pounded the pavement for several miles each day.
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(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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