take (someone) in/into one's arms

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Definition of take (someone) in/into one's arms

: to embrace (someone) : hug (someone) He took her in/into his arms and kissed her passionately.

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“Take (someone) in/into one's arms.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/take%20%28someone%29%20in%2Finto%20one%27s%20arms. Accessed 26 Jan. 2021.

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