- to roll out the red carpet for somebodyrecibir a alguien con bombos y platillosrecibir a alguien a bombo y platillo (Spain)(before noun) they gave us the red-carpet treatmentnos trataron a cuerpo de reyExample sentences
- At a recent meeting in Brussels, interim Prime Minister Iyad Allawi received ‘the full red-carpet treatment normally accorded to a world leader’.
- This red-carpet treatment cost German taxpayers some €52,000.
- The red-carpet treatment includes a gourmet meal, based on the last meal on Concorde, at the Radisson Hotel close to the airport, before a tour of the aircraft.
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