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keep open house
To have one's house in a state or condition in which visitors or guests are welcome at any time. We keep open house, so please just drop by whenever you like. It really threw the neighborhood off-kilter the way the Millers kept open house, with people arriving and departing at all hours.
keep open houseprovide general hospitality.
1950 Elizabeth Goudge Gentian Hill All well-to-do Devon farmhouses keep open house on Christmas Eve.