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red as a beetroot
Blushing, usually from embarrassment. I was red as a beetroot when the teacher made me speak in front of the whole class. Oh, Mike definitely likes you—he turns red as a beetroot every time you're around!
go beet red
To redden in the face (blush), typically due to embarrassment. Primarily heard in UK, Australia. She went beet red when her crush came up and talked to her. I went beet red when the teacher made me speak in front of the whole class.
red as a beetrootBRITISH or
red as a beetAMERICAN
If someone is as red as a beetroot, their face is very red, usually because they are hot or embarrassed. After running around in the heat, Jonah's face was as red as a beetroot. He'd been out in the sun so long, he was as red as a beet. Note: You can also say that someone goes or turns red as a beetroot or red as a beet. He turned as red as beetroot when I told him. Meg trembled and went as red as a beet.
tv. to empty one’s stomach; to vomit. What was in that stew? I feel like I gotta blow beets.