go/turn beetroot (red) Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary
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go/turn beetroot (red)

UK (also go as red as a beetroot, US go beet red, go as red as a beet) to have a ​redface because you are ​embarrassed: Whenever I ​talked about his past ​life, he would go beetroot.
(Definition of go/turn beetroot (red) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “go/turn beetroot (red)”
in Chinese (Simplified) (因为尴尬)脸色绯红…
in Chinese (Traditional) (因為尷尬)臉色緋紅…
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