fall on (one's) neck(redirected from fallen on their necks)
fall on (one's) neck
To hug someone, usually while feeling strong emotions. I was so relieved to see my husband walk out of the burning building that I fell on his neck, sobbing. My darling, I cannot wait to fall on your neck when we are reunited again.
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