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go red

1. To redden in the face (blush), due to embarrassment, anger, or romantic stimulation. She went red when her crush came up and talked to her. He hates the president so much that he goes completely red if you bring up the recent election.
2. Of skin, to become burned by the sun. I forgot to wear a wide-brimmed hat on the hike, and my whole head went red. If I don't put on sunscreen before a day at the beach, I go completely red.
3. Of a US state, county, district, or Congressional seat, to have the majority of people vote for a Republican candidate in a given election. With Ohio having gone red, the Republicans look poised to reclaim the presidency.
See also: red
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From a client's point of view you have to be careful when going red, both in terms of skin tone and fading.
Looks to dye for: Emma McKinney has followed singer Cheryl Cole (left) and Rihanna (right) by going red on top.
Sue Green, British Heart Foundation fundraising manager for West Yorkshire, said: "We are very excited about seeing West Yorkshire going Red for Heart this February.
I would encourage people in the Vale of Glamorgan to support National Heart Month by going Red for Heart.
Barbara advises that the secret to going red is to get the right make-up.
You may need to change the shade of your foundation and eye shadow as well as your blusher to get the full effect of going red .
My problem is I just can't talk to anyone without going red.
Additionally, Americans can participate in the America Goes Red Challenge by uploading a picture of ways they are going red and posting it to the Go Red For Women Facebook page or GoRedForWomen.
It was great to see so many people going Red for Heart for National Heart Month - from wearing red to work or school on National Wear Red Day, buying our Red for Heart pin badge, writing a Love Note in their local BHF Shop to raising funds their own way by going red.
Speaking at the opening, Ruth Madoc said: 'I'm delighted to be supporting the Prince's Trust Cymru once again and think it's very appropriate that we're going red for St David's Day this year.
Going red in your own fashion is about finding your personal way to take part in the fight against heart disease in women.
That's why Astoria Federal Savings is Going Red for Women for the second year in a row.