cut a ribbon
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cut a/the ribbon
To formally open or begin something, which can include the act of cutting a ceremonial ribbon. The CEO should definitely be there when we cut the ribbon on the new hospital wing tomorrow.
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cut a (or the) ribbonperform an opening ceremony, usually by formally cutting a ribbon strung across the entrance to a building, road, etc.
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