Definition of “go/turn beetroot (red)” - English Dictionary

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“go/turn beetroot (red)” in British English

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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 red face 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)

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