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  • verb Simple past tense and past participle of door.

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Examples

  • That's what us bikers really need, not another lane on an arterial to get "doored" on. alexbroner

    “Walk Bike Ride” Plan Would Narrow Nickerson for Bikes « PubliCola

  • That's what happened to me when I got "doored" the day before Thanksgiving.

    People Are People: Dealing With It

  • Most riders who get "doored" are clipped on the side.

    People Are People: Dealing With It

  • In one lousy summer I was hit by two cars, "doored" four times someone opens their car door right in front of you, and wiped out a half-dozen times while trying to avoid a crash with a moving car...one time causing a crash into a parked car that wrecked my bike.

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  • People got "doored," that is, hit by doors of police cars.

    Bill Katovsky: "Gitmo on the Hudson"

  • It's bad enough I have to worry about getting "doored" all the time; this installation opens up the possibility of getting "planted" as well.

    Keep Dreaming: From Fantasy to Reality

  • It's bad enough I have to worry about getting "doored" all the time; this installation opens up the possibility of getting "planted" as well.

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  • Response: Precedents in other American cities (New York City, Minneapolis) have shown that on one-way streets with parallel parking on both sides, bikers benefit from a much lower risk of being "doored" (unexpectedly hit by a car door opening) when the bike lane is on the left side of the street adjacent to the passenger-side door (instead of the driver-side door).

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  • There was always gossip at the water cooler about what office people wouldn't change the water cooler when it was empty—horrible people who would pretend not to notice and skulk away, like they'd just doored a Benz in the parking lot.

    Water Cooler Topics Are Overflowing

  • Over the last year, I have been doored and hit several times on one occasion in a bike lane.

    Benjamin Shepard: New Yorkers: Fight the Bike Backlash

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