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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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The plot consists of a series of misunderstandings which would make the most green of amateur dramatic directors go beetroot red
They chuck it through part of the old grey matter known as the medial prefrontal cortex (which grown-ups don't do) and this magnifies their propensity to go beetroot red
a zillion-fold, roughly.
Lock my mother in a room with a dog and she will start sneezing uncontrollably, go beetroot red
, tears will stream down her face and she will be dead within 15 minutes.
They know I'll go beetroot red
and try to get away.