be welcome to (something)

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be welcome to (something)

To be expressly or freely permitted to have, use, or do something. You're welcome to the spare bed if you want to spend the night here. They're welcome to change the color if they are that unhappy with it.
See also: to, welcome
Farlex Dictionary of Idioms. © 2022 Farlex, Inc, all rights reserved.

welcome someone to something

to greet someone who has come into something or some place. I am very pleased to welcome you to Adamsville! They welcomed us to the party and showed us where to put our coats and hats.
See also: to, welcome
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

welcome to, be

Be cordially or freely allowed to, as in You're most welcome to join us, or You're welcome to borrow my boat whenever you like. [1300s] Also see you're welcome.
See also: welcome
The American Heritage® Dictionary of Idioms by Christine Ammer. Copyright © 2003, 1997 by The Christine Ammer 1992 Trust. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.
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His ideas about blacks being inferior aren't welcome to me.
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