grace (someone) with (one's) presence

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grace (someone) with (one's) presence

To visit someone. Often used sarcastically or passive-aggressively, to suggest that one has condescended to make an appearance. Thanks so much for gracing us with your presence, Ed—you're only 45 minutes late.
See also: grace, presence

grace someone or something with one's presence

Fig. to honor someone or something with one's presence. "How nice of you to grace us with your presence," Mr. Wilson told Mary sarcastically as she entered the classroom late. The banquet was graced with the presence of the governor.
See also: grace, presence
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As anticipation is growing around the capital's newest and largest shopping destination, that will combine the best of fashion with the best in experience, Nicosia Mall is gradually announcing the international brands that will grace with their presence its luxury retail spaces.