go (as) red as a beetroot

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go (as) red as a beetroot

To redden in the face (blush), typically due to embarrassment. Primarily heard in UK. 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
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