- as red as a beet
красный как рак
I only had to smile at him and he turned as red as a beet.
Англо-русский словарь идиом и фразовых глаголов. 2013.
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red as a beet — (as) red as a beet (of a person) red faced, typically through embarrassment … Useful english dictionary
beet red — (or red as a beet) : red in the face especially from embarrassment When she realized her mistake, she turned beet red. [=blushed] • • • Main Entry: ↑beet … Useful english dictionary
beet — [ bit ] noun count or uncount 1. ) AMERICAN the round dark purple root of a vegetable that is cooked and eaten. British beetroot 2. ) a SUGAR BEET red as a beet AMERICAN INFORMAL very red in your face, especially because you are embarrassed: He… … Usage of the words and phrases in modern English
beet — [bi:t] n [U and C] [: Old English; Origin: bete, from Latin beta] 1.) also sugar beet a vegetable that sugar is made from 2.) AmE a plant with a round dark red root that you cook and eat as a vegetable British Equivalent: beetroot 3.) … Dictionary of contemporary English
beet — n. 1) a sugar beet 2) (misc.) as red as a beet (AE; BE has: as red as a beetroot) * * * [biːt] a sugar beet (misc.) as red as a beet (AE; BE has: as red as a beetroot) … Combinatory dictionary
red — n. color 1) bright; dark; light red 2) (misc.) as red as a beet (AE), beetroot (BE) red light 3) on red (no turn on red) debt 4) in the red (to operate in the red) * * * [red] dark lightred beetroot (BE) … Combinatory dictionary
beet — noun (C, U) 1 also sugar beet a vegetable that sugar is made from 2 AmE a plant with a round dark red root that you cook and eat as a vegetable; beetroot BrE 3 red as a beet AmE informal having a red face, especially because you are embarrassed … Longman dictionary of contemporary English
red — red1 [ red ] adjective *** 1. ) something that is red is the same color as blood. If something is similar to this color, you can say that it is a reddish color: She was wearing bright red lipstick. Kelly felt her face turn red with embarrassment … Usage of the words and phrases in modern English
red — adj., noun 1 colour/color VERBS ▪ glow ▪ The coals glowed red in the dying fire. ▪ go, turn ▪ The traffic light turned red … Collocations dictionary
beet|root — «BEET ROOT, RUT», noun. Especially British. a beet, especially the red beet when used as a vegetable … Useful english dictionary
red beet — red beet, the common beet … Useful english dictionary