save (one's) blushes

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save (one's) blushes

To prevent someone from feeling embarrassed or awkward. Due to your family's great service to the crown, we will save your blushes and not create a public scandal around this debacle. I tried saving her blushes when she asked me to prom by saying I had no intention of going with anyone.
See also: blush, save

save/spare somebody’s ˈblushes

(informal) not do something which will make somebody feel embarrassed: Don’t tell everybody about his excellent exam results. Spare his blushes.
A blush is the red colour that spreads over your face when you are embarrassed or ashamed.
See also: blush, save, spare
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You might also encourage her to bite below the neckline to save your blushes.
Playing a waiting game won't guarantee a happy outcome but it could reveal enough to save your blushes.
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