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We have guests staying with us this weekend.
tips for getting rid of unwanted guests
The President and his wife were in the hallway, greeting their dinner guests.
His parents also take in paying guests from time to time.
My first guest tonight is famous for both her singing and acting talent.
our panel of celebrity guests
The band agreed to make a guest appearance on his show.
She was eager to mingle with the other party guests.
He was a guest at our wedding.
They were at the Festival as the guests of a Greek businessman.
The ceremony will take place before 10,000 invited VIP guests.
Welcome, Mr. President, distinguished guests, ladies and gentlemen.
This is the American English definition of guest. View British English definition of guest.
the long central part of a church where people sit
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