with open arms

idiom

: in a very kind and friendly way
We were welcomed back with open arms.

Dictionary Entries Near with open arms

with one accord

with open arms

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“With open arms.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/with%20open%20arms. Accessed 8 Feb. 2023.

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