save blushes(redirected from spare blushes)
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Related to spare blushes: spare your blushes, spare my blushes
save/spare somebody's blushes(British & Australian)
to do something to prevent someone feeling embarrassed Granger saved the team's blushes by scoring the only goal in the last five minutes of the game. The audience's blushes were spared because the censors had removed all the explicit sex scenes from the film.