go (as) red as a beet

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go (as) red as a beet

To redden in the face (blush), as due to anger, embarrassment, strain, etc. Primarily heard in US. She goes red as a beet whenever her crush starts talking to her. I went as red as a beet when the boss chastised me in front of the entire office. Are you sure you don't need help carrying that? Your face has gone as red as a beet!
See also: beet, go, red
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