give (one) the red-carpet treatment(redirected from gave him the red carpet treatment)
give (one) the red-carpet treatment
To give one a particularly warm welcome or reception marked by great or elaborate hospitality, ceremony, or fanfare. Since Jake is their only child, Robert and Sarah give him the red-carpet treatment whenever he returns home from college. I don't expect you to give me the red-carpet treatment or anything, but it would be nice to be greeted with a little more enthusiasm than that!
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