greet (someone or something) with (something)

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greet (someone or something) with (something)

To welcome or meet an arriving person with something in particular. The kids greeted me with signs and balloons when I got home from my trip. I'm sorry to greet you with such bad news.
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greet someone or something with something

to welcome someone or something with something; to accost someone or something with something upon arrival. I greeted her with a large bouquet of roses. The sun greeted the day with bright rays of light.
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In my day it was the rule to greet someone with "How are you?" and they would respond with "Very well thank you, how are you?" Now you are lucky to get a sullen "Good" which offers no chance of reciprocation.
First, whenever I greet someone with a kiss, he leaps up on the people in a frenzy.
Or panicked about whether to greet someone with one kiss or two?
Our Jewish brothers also mean the same when they greet someone with "shalom," Eryarsoy explained.
Did anyone greet someone with a 'G'day mate' before Neighbours came onto our screens?
"She definitely seems to know everybody and goes out of her way to greet someone with a hug."