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ruby slippers

The magical shoes that Dorothy wears in The Wizard of Oz. I wish I had a pair of ruby slippers like Dorothy so that I could be transported home with the mere click of my heels.
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*red as a cherry

 and *red as a poppy; *red as a rose; *red as a ruby; *red as blood
bright red. (*Also: as ~.) When she came in from ice-skating, Clara's nose was as red as a cherry. When her boss praised her in front of the whole office, Emily turned red as a poppy. I would like to make a dress out of that beautiful velvet that is red as a rose. Jane painted her fingernails with polish as red as a ruby. I want to have my car painted red as blood.
See also: cherry, red
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A fund managed by Atlanta-based NRD Capital bought US-based restaurant chain Ruby Tuesday.
Unlike dark, milk, and white chocolate, the Ruby chocolate stands out with a berry-fruit flavor and is neither 'bitter, milky, or sweet'.
Today Ruby is able to move her head back and forth, she's able to lift herself up when she's on her belly, she uses her arms, she shouts, babbles and more shockingly she says 'hiya.
Ruby even has 'open' classes, so a class created elsewhere, by someone else, in a different module can be edited by you in your own code to add features.
Ruby Murray is well-used rhyming slang for curry with restaurants in London named simply "The Ruby".
But they believed that Ruby would get a better education and that her bravery would help all African-American children in the civil rights struggle.
We were told Ruby had Athetoid Cerebral Palsy when she was 14 months old.
Garden City Ruby Conference Is a community driven initiative, organized by a core group of Indian Ruby Developers with the aim to better connect and support Ruby professionals.
Ruby Moonlight looks like an unassuming book but it is a heartfelt story told through a series of connected poems.
According to the London based Elaph, sources close to the singer revealed there is a strong possibility that Ruby will again work with Sharif Sabri, after the two split.
Ruby was delighted when she received pounds 690 from the Sunshine Fund to buy a new trike.
Ruby lives with her grandmother in New Orleans before Hurricane Katrina.
Ruby is a 69 year old woman who has lived with her son, also a farmworker, and his family since her husband's death five years ago.
The decision to send Ruby to sanctuary is long overdue, and the price isn't just right -- it's the right thing to do.
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