put/roll/throw out the welcome mat

idiom

: to welcome someone in a warm and friendly way
The family rolled out the welcome mat for the new exchange student.

Examples of put/roll/throw out the welcome mat in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The only other stadium that is close to the record is another Southern institution, the Hard Rock Stadium in Miami Gardens, Florida, which has put out the welcome mat six times, per USA Today. Melissa Locker, Southern Living, 15 Feb. 2024 Now is the time to clean the feeders, stock up on birdseed, clean out nest boxes, polish up those garden fountains and put out the welcome mat for summer visitors. Ernie Cowan, San Diego Union-Tribune, 4 Feb. 2024 In a social media post Tuesday night, Mayor Brandon Scott put out the welcome mat for Taylor Swift, who is expected to attend this weekend’s AFC championship game at M&T Bank Stadium to cheer on boyfriend and Chiefs’ tight end Travis Kelce in the matchup against the Ravens. Emily Opilo, Baltimore Sun, 24 Jan. 2024 Arlington has tried to roll out the welcome mat for urban agriculture companies like AgriPlay. Teo Armus, Washington Post, 28 Aug. 2023 My first time in Ireland may have been brief and limited to one particular region, but the staff at Ashford really know how to roll out the welcome mat and leave quite an impression. Adam Schubak, Good Housekeeping, 7 July 2022 Here, eight other ways to roll out the welcome mat rather unforgettably. Daisy Prince, WSJ, 20 May 2021 While many plants on this low-water list will attract our pollinator friends, here are a few standouts that will roll out the welcome mat in style. By sunset, Sunset Magazine, 14 Apr. 2023 Your place might be about to transform into the hottest place in town, so go ahead and roll out the welcome mat! Tarot Astrologers, Chicago Tribune, 2 Mar. 2023

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“Put/roll/throw out the welcome mat.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/put%2Froll%2Fthrow%20out%20the%20welcome%20mat. Accessed 22 Jun. 2024.

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