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break out in a rash

To experience visible skin irritation. After my husband broke out in a rash, we realized that the bushes he'd been trimming in the back yard were actually poison ivy. I had to go to the emergency room because the medication I'd been prescribed caused me to break out in a rash and have trouble breathing.
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road rash

An abrasion on some area of one's skin resulting from falling off of a non-enclosed vehicle (such as a bicycle, motorcycle, skateboard, etc.) and onto the pavement. A: "I just ended up with a bit of road rash on my arm." B: "You're lucky you didn't get killed! Next time, you wear your helmet on that bike, do you hear me?" My motorcycle slipped on some gravel and I went skidding on my back about 100 feet down the road. I got such bad road rash that I had to get a skin graft!
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break out in a rash

[for the skin] to erupt with a rash. (See also break out in a cold sweat; break out (with a rash).) I knew Dan had the chicken pox, because he broke out in a rash and had a dry cough. The baby breaks out in a rash all the time.
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road-rash

n. an injury from contact with the ground, as in motorcycling or biking. Shane picked up a bit of road rash when she fell off her bike.
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Rasher, 28, explained: "I did a portrait of Colin and his mum for her birthday.
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GRAHAM LEE powered to an unbelievable 55,964-1 four timer at Wetherby yesterday, highlighted by the 40-1 shock success of Ballybough Rasher in the Charlie Hall Chase.
BALLYBOUGH RASHER is set to return to action in the bonusprint.com Gold Cup at Cheltenham next Saturday.
Six of the best consists of one sausage, rasher of bacon, fried egg, tomatoes, baked beans and a hash brown.
A GANG of rasher raiders stole truck loads of meat and dairy products from a Dublin factory yesterday.
Piggy sisters Porkchop, Crackling and Porkpie, brother Rasher and mum Snuffles demolished the duck house, made a mud bath of the donkey field and left their sty a mangled wreck.
The Wake 'n' Bacon starts to cook a rasher 10 minutes before the time you need to rise from your slumber.
There was no fluke about Ballybough Rasher's success as he came to head with Marlborough, who had taken up the running three out, at the final fence and he ran right to the line to score by six lengths.
Miriam O'Callaghan and Keith Duffy were giving renowned contemporary artist Rasher, aka Mark Kavanagh, a leg up showcasing his latest masterpiece, custom designed for Irish Autism Action.