And here is the last post of the year. Next one in 2018!
What it means:
If you give someone the red-carpet treatment, you give them a special welcome to show that they are important. You can roll out the red carpet too.
How to use it:
- You might be invited somewhere and they treat you well.
- Companies otfen give the red-carpet treatment to important clients
Other interesting idioms:
Rack your brain – If you rack your brain, you think very hard when trying to remember something or think hard to solve a problem, findf and answer and so on (‘Rack your brains’ is an alternative.)
Raise eyebrows – If something raises eyebrows, it shocks or surprises people.
Read between the lines – If you read between the lines, you find the real message in what you’re reading or hearing, a meaning that is not available from a literal interpretation of the words.
Recharge your batteries – If you recharge your batteries, you do something to regain your energy after working hard for a long time.
Red tape – This is a negative term for the official paperwork and bureaucracy that we have to deal with.
Keep on learning!