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with open arms

with happiness or enthusiasm After suing the organization, I know I'm not going to be greeted with open arms.
Usage notes: often used with the verb welcome: A lot of our customers wouldn't be welcomed with open arms in other stores.
See also: arm, open

with open arms

Enthusiastically, warmly, as in They received their new daughter-in-law with open arms. This term alludes to an embrace. [Mid-1600s]
See also: arm, open

with open arms

With great cordiality and hospitality.
See also: arm, open
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The Kurds are a regular Eisteddfod feature, as their language and culture is welcomed with open arms -- a far cry from their homeland Turkey, which refuses to acknowledge the race Picture: SIMON WILLIAMS
This latest edition of Tom Snyder's brainstorming, diagramming, and outlining software was literally greeted with open arms when I brought it into the school library where I work.
For almost two decades, Thatcherite Tory governments welcomed this monster with open arms.
The Sidney area welcomes this announcement with open arms," stated Sidney City Manager Gary Person, who also serves as the city/county economic development director.
While other neighborhoods battle to keep out unwanted stores, North Hills residents welcomed with open arms a new retail center containing a Starbucks, a clothing store, a drugstore and more than a dozen other businesses.
Nicaragua is a country with heart - genuine and real - and welcoming visitors with open arms.
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Charitable home building projects worldwide will welcome their efforts with open arms.
Firefighter John Martinez was greeted by his girlfriend and mother, who were waiting with open arms.
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San Antonio College Invitational cross country meet, groundskeepers filled muddy patches with sand, an added obstacle that the region's top runners didn't exactly welcome with open arms.
It didn't take long, because these guys welcomed me with open arms,'' Roberts said.
The video for "Black Sweat," helmed by groundbreaking Moroccan director Sanaa Hamri (Mariah Carey, Lenny Kravitz, Seal) scores as a strutting, minimalist counter-punch to the lush exoticism of Prince's first single, the ballad "Te Amo Corazon," (also greeted with open arms this past December, simultaneously premiering across all of VH1's platforms; TV, broadband and wireless), and directed by award winning actress Selma Hayek.