roll out the red carpet for someone

roll out the red carpet for someone
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. 2012.

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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 — 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)) 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 for someone — to give special treatment to an important visitor …   English dictionary

  • 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

  • red carpet —    If you give someone the red carpet treatment, you give them a special welcome to show that you think they are important. You can roll out the red carpet, too.   (Dorking School Dictionary)    ***    To roll out the red carpet means to give… …   English Idioms & idiomatic expressions

  • red — I UK [red] / US adjective Word forms red : adjective red comparative redder superlative reddest *** 1) something that is red is the same colour as blood. If something is similar to this colour, you can say that it is a reddish colour She was… …   English dictionary

  • roll — roll1 W3S1 [rəul US roul] v ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1¦(round object)¦ 2¦(person/animal)¦ 3¦(shape of tube/ball)¦ 4¦(make something flat)¦ 5¦(clothes)¦ 6¦(something with wheels)¦ 7¦(drop of liquid)¦ 8¦(waves/clouds)¦ 9¦(game)¦ 10¦( …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • roll — 1 verb 1 ROUND OBJECT (intransitive always + adv/prep, transitive) if something that is round rolls or if you roll it, it moves along a surface by turning over and over: The ball rolled into the street. | roll sth: Maybe we can roll the log to… …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

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