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greet/welcome sb with open arms

to show someone that you are very pleased to see them
Translations of “greet/welcome sb with open arms”
in Chinese (Traditional) 張開雙臂迎接(某人),熱情地歡迎(某人)…
in Chinese (Simplified) 张开双臂迎接(某人),热情地欢迎(某人)…
(Definition of greet/welcome sb with open arms from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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