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Spanish translation of “red”


noun, adjective /red/
(of) the colour of blood a red car/dress / cheeks red cheeks a red car/dress / cheeks Her eyes were red with crying. (of hair or fur) (of) a colour which varies between a golden brown and a deep reddish-brown. (a) communist A lot of his university friends are Reds. the Red Army the army of the former USSR. redden verb to make or become red or redder She reddened her lips with lipstick. to blush She reddened as she realized her mistake. reddish adjective slightly red reddish hair. redness noun redcurrant noun a type of garden bush grown for its small red fruit. redhead noun a person with red hair. red herring something that leads people away from the main point in a discussion.
cosa que distrae/despista
a false clue or line of enquiry.
pista falsa
red-hot adjective (of metal etc) so hot that it is glowing red red-hot steel This iron is red-hot. Red Indian an old-fashioned and offensive word for a North American Indian.
piel roja
red-letter day a day which will always be remembered because of something especially good that happened on it.
día señalado/especial
red tape annoying and unnecessary rules and regulations
papeleo burocrático
bureaucratic red tape.
be in the red to be in debt
estar en números rojos
When his business failed, he found himself in the red.
catch red-handed to find (a person) in the act of doing wrong
coger/pillar in fraganti, coger/pillar con las manos en la masa
The police caught the thief red-handed.
see red to become angry
sulfurarse, salirse de sus casillas
When he started criticizing my work, I really saw red.
(Definition of red from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)

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