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.
See also: greet
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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References in classic literature ?
Twala greeted us with much apparent cordiality, though I saw him fix his one eye viciously on Umbopa.
Mackenzie was the first to stand upright, and he greeted us with a glare.
I AM a novice walker and last week trekked to the summit of Snowdon, up until half way the weather was clear, however the second half greeted us with very harsh winds and torrential rain which made it even harder.
The staff greeted us with smiles and we were informed of points of most interest and what would suit our tastes best by lovely staff at the entrance.
When we arrived he greeted us with a hug and soon noticed our dirty van.
Up In Clouds greeted us with lunging guitars, while Darwin led the crowd into a happy state.
The four-star Catalonia Conde de Floridablanca greeted us with a welcoming bar and a television showing the aforementioned Barcelona match.
There I was propping up the bar at 4am with my TV chum Jane Lewis when a very drunk St Johnstone reserve greeted us with: "You're the sports birds off the telly...
Shop assistants greeted us with 'How are you today, and how can we help you?' On our return we went shopping and were soon brought back down to earth.
In "Mobelsalon Kasekrainer" (Kasekrainer Furniture Showroom) the Austrian quarter Gelatin again presented a scenario rich in detail and references: The exhibition greeted us with a monster light sculpture, nearly fifteen feet tall, titled Cock Juice Joe (all works 2004), located directly next to Franz West's ceiling lamp, which has lit every exhibition here since the gallery opened and only now faced its first obvious competition.
When one of my old classmates pointed out to them that the person who had just signed their guest book was the president of the National Right to Life Committee in the United States (my wife, Wanda Franz), they greeted us with great enthusiasm.
She greeted us with a yawn and a box of the assorted sweet along with La Colombe coffee-served on fine china.
Annabet Vestal, the cooperative's administrative assistant, met us at the reception and greeted us with open arms, literally.
But the Sherlock Holmes star greeted us with open arms at the premiere of Guy Ritchie's film as did Guy himself in costume, above.
Sir Cliffwas a perfect gentleman, he greeted us with hugs and kisses.