as brown as a berry


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(as) brown as a berry

Having tanned skin because of prolonged sun exposure. Primarily heard in UK, Australia. She was as brown as a berry when she returned from her tropical vacation. It's so funny, I immediately burn in the sun, while my sister gets as brown as a berry. After a week at the beach, we were both brown as a berry.
See also: berry, brown
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as brown as a berry

(of a person) very suntanned.
See also: berry, brown
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