roll out the red carpet for

roll out the red carpet for
roll out the red carpet (for (someone)) to give a special welcome to someone important.

This city has rolled out the red carpet for women's fashion buyers and the media.

Etymology: based on the literal meaning of red carpet (= a thick red covering for a floor or other surface that is put down for important guests to walk on)

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  • roll out the red carpet for someone — roll out the red carpet (for (someone)) to give a special welcome to someone important. This city has rolled out the red carpet for women s fashion buyers and the media. Etymology: based on the literal meaning of red carpet (= a thick red… …   New idioms dictionary

  • roll out the red carpet for someone — phrase to give special treatment to an important visitor Thesaurus: to treat someone with great care or kindnesssynonym Main entry: red …   Useful english dictionary

  • roll out the red carpet — (for (someone)) to give a special welcome to someone important. This city has rolled out the red carpet for women s fashion buyers and the media. Etymology: based on the literal meaning of red carpet (= a thick red covering for a floor or other… …   New idioms dictionary

  • 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. • • • Main Entry: ↑red carpet roll out the red carpet see ↑red carpet • • • Main Entry: ↑roll …   Useful english dictionary

  • roll out the red carpet — {v. phr.} 1. To welcome an important guest by putting a red carpet down for him to walk on. * /They rolled out the red carpet for the Queen when she arrived in Australia./ 2. To greet a person with great respect and honor; give a hearty welcome.… …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • roll out the red carpet — {v. phr.} 1. To welcome an important guest by putting a red carpet down for him to walk on. * /They rolled out the red carpet for the Queen when she arrived in Australia./ 2. To greet a person with great respect and honor; give a hearty welcome.… …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • roll\ out\ the\ red\ carpet — v. phr. 1. To welcome an important guest by putting a red carpet down for him to walk on. They rolled out the red carpet for the Queen when she arrived in Australia. 2. To greet a person with great respect and honor; give a hearty welcome.… …   Словарь американских идиом

  • roll out the red carpet — 1) welcome an important guest by putting a red carpet down for him or her to walk on They rolled out the red carpet when the President of France came for a visit. 2) make a big effort to greet and entertain someone Whenever I visit my aunt in New …   Idioms and examples

  • roll out the red carpet — verb To extend the utmost hospitality; to treat someone as an honored guest; to welcome or host, especially in a showy or extravagant manner. The mayor of the little town rolled out the red carpet for new businesses by calling on them personally …   Wiktionary

  • roll out the red carpet — to give an important person a special welcome. The red carpet was rolled out for the President s visit …   New idioms dictionary

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