with (one's) arms wide open

idiom

: with (one's) arms held away from the body (as in order to embrace someone)
She ran toward me with her arms wide open.

Examples of with (one's) arms wide open in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web First, there are millions of parents with arms wide open, ready to receive a child and maintain an open adoption. San Diego Union-Tribune, 20 June 2022 Regardless of the turnover in recent years, the current co-hosts have approached change with arms wide open. Hattie Lindert, PEOPLE.com, 18 Apr. 2022 Howard caught wind of Brooks’ intention and greeted the shooting guard with arms wide open and a smile stretching from ear to ear. Michael Cohen, Detroit Free Press, 27 Jan. 2022 Last month, Shadow and Bone leapt into that void with arms wide open. Jenna Scherer, Rolling Stone, 21 May 2021

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“With (one's) arms wide open.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/with%20%28one%27s%29%20arms%20wide%20open. Accessed 28 Feb. 2024.

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