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red-faced

1. Blushing from embarrassment. I was completely red-faced when the teacher made me speak in front of the whole class. Oh, Mike definitely likes you—he gets red-faced every time you're around!
2. Having a rosy complexion due to strenuous activity. When I got home from school, I found my father all red-faced and yelling at my brother. I was red-faced after lugging that armchair into the house all by myself.
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On the hither side of the white ribbon dividing off the seats reserved for the families he saw Beaufort, tall and redfaced, scrutinising the women with his arrogant stare.
The Committee on Climate Change (CCC) said ministers may be left redfaced if they host the UN's next climate change conference without getting their own house in order.
He or she - the two are alike - added its presence to the large population of similarly sized siskins, the redfaced goldfinches, the chaffinches, greenfinches (there were four here the other day feeding on the dandelion seeds), the dunnocks and the clamorous house sparrows.
SNP Westminster leader Ian Blackford was left redfaced after a royal baby gaffe in the Commons.
But the purple veg ban left him redfaced - and also relieved he'd found out.
Gibson's set-piece stunner from just over halfway at Central Park sailed into the net as redfaced McGurn stumbled while attempting to make a last-gasp save.
However officers left redfaced - after discovering the 'child' was actually just a really short customer.
WORKMEN have been left redfaced after they put in this bizarre and unsightly "cycle path" in a North Tyneside area.
WORKMEN have been left redfaced after they put in a bizarre and unsightly 'cycle path' in a North Tyneside area.
There's wasn't a redfaced angry arbiter dashing around dispensing cards and producing a three-figure bookings make-up.
d, red-I'd left before I realised but I returned, redfaced, to fess up.
A recent ramble certainly made me aware of the number of cyclists who do not use it for this purpose but whose main aim is to get as far as possible as quickly as possible, and are on some occasions on a redfaced inconsiderate "mission".
The disclosure will leave Social Protection Minister Leo Varadkar redfaced after he launched a campaign urging the public to inform on cheats.
The tribals with whom Amit Shah had lunch have switched loyalties within a week, leaving BJP embarrassed and redfaced at the same time.
Yet bungling workers were left redfaced when they mis-spelt Bournville twice on signs placed at the junctions of Pershore Road and Bournville Lane.