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red ink

Fig. debt; indebtedness as shown in red ink on a financial statement. There is too much red ink in my financial statement. Too much red ink and the company will collapse.
See also: ink, red

red ink

n. debt; indebtedness as shown in red ink on a financial statement. There is too much red ink in my financial statement.
See also: ink, red
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She handed him a device disguised to look like a pack of money which would cover anyone who tampered with it in indelible red ink.
Essentially every producer lost money and the red ink forced many producers out of business entirely.
Since Wall Street last year started taking a dim view of dot-coms that bled red ink, venture capital for start-ups has withered, along with IPOs and Net companies' valuations.
Despite a financially secure face put forth by executive director Gray Montague, the company was floundering in $800,000 of accumulated red ink.
Health care is the same as any other business; the red ink can flow for only so long.
Lively Band was well received in Ireland and Australia after his 1975 Derby semi-final disqualification, and the history-making red ink splashed on Ryland R's card after the 1931 Derby 'no race' did him no harm in the end.
Coffee and Health o meter products attributed the red ink to pricing pressures, and a $3 million increase in national advertising in the first half.
If you overlapped dots of blue and red ink, for example, each would absorb the wavelengths that the other one reflects.
And, if you miss those days of drawing road maps in red ink, the folks at Rand McNally could use some help these days (though they might prefer that you use a pencil).
Culture Catch and Podango will transform the Red Ink Gallery into a multimedia cultural experience.
Matt Kibbe: "Congress should be focusing on the red ink at home, not the red lines abroad"
may incur a red ink this year, due to huge anti-trust fine of 300 million euros (NT$12 billion) inflicted by the European Union (EU) on Dec.
I doubt whether Japan will continue to post the red ink figure but believe the current account surplus will certainly contract with exports expected to keep falling, monetary easing in place and the yen remaining strong for a certain period of time,'' he said.
VALENCIA -- Forget about Black Friday, the day-after-Thanksgiving blitz that in recent decades heralded the start of holiday shopping -- the day when retailers got out of red ink and into the black.
To qualify, affected taxpayers should write the assigned disaster designation in red ink at the top of their returns.