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Idiom of the week – Roll out the red carpet (for someone)

Posted by englishlessons on August 8, 2012

Definition:

give special treatment to an important person

Examples:

Our most important customers will be visiting, so we need to roll out the red carpet for them.

They rolled out the red carpet for the visiting dignitary.

Picture it:

Think of rolling out a red carpet for a visitor, so that he or she is treated like an honored guest.

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