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get the royal treatment

To receive extravagant treatment or elaborate attention and care. At our spa, we make sure all our customers get the royal treatment. By signing up with us, your website will get the royal treatment from our team of professional web developers!
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give (someone) the royal treatment

To treat someone or something extravagantly; to give someone or something elaborate attention and care. At our spa, we give all of our customers the royal treatment. Give your website the royal treatment with one of our professional web development kits now!
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Band-Aid treatment

A method of covering up a problem, rather than solving it or getting to the root of it. Refers to the trademark for a brand of adhesive bandages. Honestly, I think this is just a Band-Aid treatment—we need to work harder and find a real solution.
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*red-carpet treatment

Fig. very special treatment; royal treatment. (*Typically: get ~; have ~; give someone ~.) I love to go to fancy stores where I get the red-carpet treatment. The queen expects to get the red-carpet treatment wherever she goes.
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give someone the silent treatment

If you give someone the silent treatment, you do not speak to them for a period of time because you are annoyed with them. He fully expected his mother to give him the silent treatment.
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the silent treatment

a stubborn refusal to talk to someone, especially after a recent argument or disagreement.
2000 Independent Since the complaint, Ms Thomas , who has worked for the City police since 1994 , claims she has been given the silent treatment.
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give somebody/get the ˈsilent treatment

refuse to talk to somebody, usually because you are angry with them; be treated in this way: Are you going to talk to me now, or are you still giving me the silent treatment?
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He started as a Sales Rep in 1985, and now manages a team of ten who focus their efforts on growing their seed company customer base as, well as, converting the few who are not selling Syngenta seed treatments and expanding retail application sites.
There are some applications where chemical treatments are readily interchangeable," said Nalco's George Totura.
The current scenario is grim for co-infected ADAP beneficiaries seeking hepatitis C treatment because most states cannot afford to add costly hepatitis C treatments to ADAP formularies.
National Institutes of Health, and it has not made it possible to directly fund antiretroviral treatments as part of research studies.
Animals were sacrificed at five time points throughout the study (Figure 1) to assess the efficacy of the various treatments in lowering blood and brain lead levels, as follows: a) One animal per litter was sacrificed at PND41, immediately after cessation of lead exposure, and immediately before the start of chelation.
Caregivers and educators are faced with the problem of choosing the most promising treatments.
He believes scientists have "the ability based on new knowledge from neuroscience research to develop pharmacologic treatments that act on brain mechanisms involved in alcohol dependence.
Today, every treatment professional needs to know these alternative treatments and be prepared to offer them directly to clients or to make referrals so that clients can access these treatments elsewhere.
For example, many treatments, both surgical and nonsurgical, can preserve the structure of the larynx but significantly compromise its function.
Before Grapenthien started the series of treatments, he wouldn't even have attempted to walk a block.
Now, however, complete eradication of the virus with these life-prolonging treatments seems improbable.
In the future, you and your doctor or other health care provider may be able to tap into a nationwide database containing the results of treatments for thousands of individuals like yourself with the same condition.
Available treatments can relieve many symptoms, but most people with schizophrenia continue to suffer some symptoms throughout their lives; it has been estimated that no more than one in five individuals recovers completely.
Suppliers say that hand-fed treatments are likely to be forgotten frequently.
Two months later, Globe formally requested IDEM for an interpretation of a USEPA opinion that the foundry could carry out treatments in such a way that would be considered a "totally enclosed treatment system,' which would exempt Globe from the need for a RCRA permit.
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