fall on someone's neck

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To embrace someone affectionately or thankfully.
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[W]hen Theseus saw him, his heart leapt into his mouth, and he longed to fall on his neck and welcome him.

Submitted on July 10, 2018

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caer sobre el cuello de alguien

cair no pescoço de alguém

упасть на чью-то шею

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How to pronounce this phrase?

  1. Alex
    Alex
    US English
    Daniel
    Daniel
    British
    Karen
    Karen
    Australian
    Veena
    Veena
    Indian

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