in the arms of

idiom

: being embraced by
She found him in the arms of another woman.

Examples of in the arms of in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Many have no grave to call their own, entombed beneath the seas in the arms of their shipmates. The Editors, National Review, 27 May 2024 The carving showed two babies wrapped in the arms of a woman, a rare type of funerary stele. Irene Wright, Miami Herald, 26 Mar. 2024 Boateng died in the arms of her eldest son, who was also at the facility, Austin added. Jasmine Hilton, Washington Post, 23 Feb. 2024 Decked out in a Mahomes onesie and Chiefs socks, Patrick the goat went viral in the arms of Isiah Pacheco. Eleanor Nash, Kansas City Star, 22 Feb. 2024 Michelle Monaghan married her husband Peter White — but spent her honeymoon in the arms of Tom Cruise. Erin Clack, Peoplemag, 18 Dec. 2023 A day after the close friends’ release, safe in the arms of family and doctors, Hila was still whispering to Emily. Isabel Coles, WSJ, 28 Nov. 2023 Judy Nugent, who portrayed one of the twins on the early TV sitcom The Ruggles and a girl who flies around the world in the arms of the Man of Steel on a heartwarming Adventures of Superman episode, has died. Mike Barnes, The Hollywood Reporter, 3 Sep. 2019 Mooney, who is identified by CBS Boston to be in a blue jersey, seems to be locked in the arms of another man in white clothing. Samira Asma-Sadeque, Peoplemag, 20 Sep. 2023

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“In the arms of.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/in%20the%20arms%20of. Accessed 14 Jun. 2024.

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