roll out the red carpet

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Definition of roll out the red carpet

: to formally greet or welcome an important guest who has just arrived The governor rolled out the red carpet for his dinner guests.

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“Roll out the red carpet.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/roll%20out%20the%20red%20carpet. Accessed 28 Nov. 2021.

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