(as) red as blood

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(as) red as blood

Extremely flushed and red, especially in the face, as from embarrassment, anger, or physical strain. My father was as red as blood by the time we reached the top of the hill. I was afraid he might have a heart attack or something! Oh, Mike definitely likes you—he turns red as blood every time you're around! Mom's face went red as blood when I confessed that I was trying to sneak out of the house to go to a party.
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