go beet red

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go beet red

To redden in the face (blush), typically due to embarrassment. She went beet red when her crush came up and talked to her. I went beet red when the teacher made me speak in front of the whole class.
See also: beet, red
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Actresses Scarlett Johansson and Eva Longoria Parker have also recently gone red, as well as pop star Cheryl Cole, who admitted her mahogany locks were a result of a home dye kit.
Tv presenter Amanda Protheroe-Thomas has gone red to promote The Prince's Trust Cymru's annual fundraising campaign.