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go red

1. To redden in the face (blush), due to embarrassment, anger, or romantic stimulation. She went red when her crush came up and talked to her. He hates the president so much that he goes completely red if you bring up the recent election.
2. Of skin, to become burned by the sun. I forgot to wear a wide-brimmed hat on the hike, and my whole head went red. If I don't put on sunscreen before a day at the beach, I go completely red.
3. Of a US state, county, district, or Congressional seat, to have the majority of people vote for a Republican candidate in a given election. With Ohio having gone red, the Republicans look poised to reclaim the presidency.
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I would encourage people in the Vale of Glamorgan to support National Heart Month by going Red for Heart."
"I didn't notice anything in it when I was heating it up but then she started going red," she said.
A COVENTRY firm is going red nose mad for Comic Relief on Friday, March 11.
My problem is I just can't talk to anyone without going red.
It was great to see so many people going Red for Heart for National Heart Month - from wearing red to work or school on National Wear Red Day, buying our Red for Heart pin badge, writing a Love Note in their local BHF Shop to raising funds their own way by going red.
FUNDRAISERS at Kirklees Council are going red to support the British Heart Foundation's Red for Heart campaign.
Speaking at the opening, Ruth Madoc said: 'I'm delighted to be supporting the Prince's Trust Cymru once again and think it's very appropriate that we're going red for St David's Day this year.'
Barbara advises that the secret to going red is to get the right make-up.
We want to hear if you are going Red for Boro this weekend!
STRATFORD will be going red, white and blue with floral plans to celebrate the golden jubilee.
Climbers will be going red nose crazy in a bid to raise money.
But it was all for a good cause as the company was Going Red for Wales today as part of The Prince's Trust Cymru's annual fundraising campaign.
Tonight we'll see Will's secret tryst with an `It' girl, Alex Ferguson going red in the face in a training session with Ronaldo and Mohammed Al Fayed having some unguarded moments in the supposed privacy of Harrod's lifts.
I'm going red, customers are going red and they're leaving the shop.