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red face testA hypothetical test of a person's embarrassment, that is either passed or failed. Saying one passes the red face test means one would not blush and thus would not be embarrassed by disclosing something to others or doing something, and saying one fails the red face test means a situation would cause them discernible embarrassment.Rate it:

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red in the faceembarrassedRate it:

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face to faceIn person; directly; in the physical presence of somebody.Rate it:

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see redTo be angry or irritated.Rate it:

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paint the town redTo party or celebrate in a rowdy, wild manner, especially in a public place.Rate it:

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red letter dayUsually very positive, sometimes very negative.Rate it:

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go redOf states or counties, to be carried by a Republican candidate in a given U.S. election.Rate it:

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better dead than redIt is preferable to be deceased rather than to be either a Communist or ruled by Communists.Rate it:

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red inkA euphemism for financial loss.Rate it:

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better dead than RedAlternative form of better dead than red.Rate it:

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bleed red inkTo suffer from severe net lossesRate it:

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Catch Someone Red-HandedTo get hold of a person or situation, while a wrong act is being carried outRate it:

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catch someone red-handedTo discover or capture someone in the act of committing a crime.Rate it:

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caught red -handedwas caught by someone for steallingRate it:

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cut red tapeTo reduce bureaucracy.Rate it:

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go redTo become sunburnt.Rate it:

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go redTo blush.Rate it:

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in the redHaving net losses; in debt.Rate it:

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neither fish, flesh, nor good red herringUnsuitable for anyone or anything; unfit for any purpose.Rate it:

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put on the red lightto advertise oneself as a prostituteRate it:

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red admiralbutterflyRate it:

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red as a beetrootAn expression used when someone's face turns a bright red colour, often through embarrassment. Also used in the comparative form: "Your face was redder than a beetroot".Rate it:

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Red BaronA hotshot fighter pilot; an ace fighter pilot.Rate it:

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red cabbagevegetableRate it:

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red cardreferee's itemRate it:

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red dogUsed other than as an idiom: see red, dog.Rate it:

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red dogA blitz.Rate it:

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red dogTo blitz.Rate it:

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red flagA cue, warning, or alert; a sign or signal that something is wrong.Rate it:

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red herringA clue that is misleading or that has been falsified, intended to divert attention.Rate it:

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red herringA smoke-cured herring.Rate it:

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Red HerringSomething that can be extremely misleading and can cause the attention of an individual to be diverted to something else from the main issue/subjectRate it:

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red hotto be keen; he is the favourite to winRate it:

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Red Letter DayA day of great happinessRate it:

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red lightA sign of a brothel.Rate it:

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red lightA warning light, especially as a traffic signal indicating ‘stop’..Rate it:

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red lightDenial to proceed. Ruling out of any possibility.Rate it:

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red manUsed other than as an idiom: see red, man.Rate it:

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red manAn American Indian, a Native American.Rate it:

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red meatMeats such as beef that are dark red in colour when uncooked.Rate it:

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red meatFresh, inspiring, or inflammatory topics or information.Rate it:

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red mistAnger sufficient to cloud judgement, to stop clear thinking.Rate it:

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red mistUncontrollable rage.Rate it:

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red ragprovocationRate it:

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red rideranother name for "War", one of the Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse.Rate it:

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red socialPágina web que posibilita a sus usuarios de comunicarse entre sí.Rate it:

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red stateA state of the United States voting Republican in a given election, or tending to vote Republican in general.Rate it:

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red tapeA derisive term for regulations or bureaucratic procedures that are considered excessive or excessively time- and effort-consuming.Rate it:

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Red TapeExtra-long formal procedure that consumes lots of time, strict adherence to certain rules and regulationsRate it:

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Red-Carpet TreatmentSpecial and exclusive treatment for someone in terms of hospitality and respectRate it:

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