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kill the fatted calf

to have a ​specialcelebration for someone who has been away for a ​longtime
(Definition of kill the fatted calf from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “kill the fatted calf”
in Chinese (Simplified) 设宴欢迎(出行很久后返回的人), 接风洗尘…
in Chinese (Traditional) 設宴歡迎(出行很久後返回的人), 接風洗塵…
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