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red as a beetroot

Blushing, usually from embarrassment. I was red as a beetroot when the teacher made me speak in front of the whole class. Oh, Mike definitely likes you—he turns red as a beetroot every time you're around!
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go beetroot (red)

To redden in the face (blush), typically due to embarrassment. Primarily heard in UK, Australia. She went beetroot red when her crush came up and talked to her. I went beetroot when the teacher made me speak in front of the whole class.
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go (as) red as a beetroot

To redden in the face (blush), typically due to embarrassment. She went red as a beetroot when her crush came up and talked to her. I went as red as a beetroot when the teacher made me speak in front of the whole class.
See also: beetroot, go, red

red as a beetroot

BRITISH or

red as a beet

AMERICAN
If someone is as red as a beetroot, their face is very red, usually because they are hot or embarrassed. After running around in the heat, Jonah's face was as red as a beetroot. He'd been out in the sun so long, he was as red as a beet. Note: You can also say that someone goes or turns red as a beetroot or red as a beet. He turned as red as beetroot when I told him. Meg trembled and went as red as a beet.
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red as a beetroot

(of a person) red-faced, typically through embarrassment.
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(as) red as a ˈbeetroot

(British English) (American English (as) red as a ˈbeet) (informal) with red cheeks, because you feel angry, embarrassed or hot: I could feel myself going red as a beetroot when she said that my work had been chosen for the prize.My face is always as red as a beet when I come out of the sauna.
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| To find out more go to baxters.com or follow @BAXTERSUK on Instagram, Twitter and Facebook BEETROOT BROWNIES Ingredients 1 jar Baxters beetroot 120g maple syrup 2 eggs 1 vanilla pod (seeds scraped) 120g dark chocolate (melted) 250g almond flour 2tbsp coconut flour Pinch of salt 1/2 tsp baking powder 1/2 tsp bicarbonate of soda Handful of chocolate chips Method Preheat oven to 180C.
Now Andy has a full English breakfast cooked healthily, and with beetroot added, or overnight oats or omelette - again with beetroot.
He said growers can increase production of beetroot from 700 maunds per acre to 1200 maunds per acre by using latest technology.
The beetroots are an essential part of salad which is largely used across the world.
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To buy Supernature Rapeseed Oil, visit www.supernature.uk.com and for more info, see www.scotrapeseedoil.co.uk Carpaccio of beetroot and kohlrabi with white truffle oil, crisp fried capers and dill METHOD 1 Fry off the capers in a little olive oil in a pan for about 3 to 4 minutes until crisp and slightly puffed up.
Beetroot and Carrot Soup Peel, and chop 3 cups carrot and 1/2 cup beetroot in chunks.
Crude juice and proteins isolated from the crude juice of red beetroot (Beta vulgaris L., family-Amaranthaceae) was used in the study.
Most promising may be how beetroot juice affects people with heart disease and the elderly.
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Ugo Foods, the UK's fastest-growing manufacturer of chilled pasta, is delighted to announce that its it has won the PAPA Award for Best Manufactured Pasta Product 2013 for its special edition Beetroot and Goats' Cheese Fiorelli.