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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You're on the invite list for all the bangin' fests, so be wise when choosing which ones to grace with your presence. Bonus: the beau you've been battin' lashes at should become more than a bit of eye candy.