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go red

  1. (idiomatic) To blush.
    After mentioning her ex-boyfriend, she started to go red.
  2. (idiomatic) To become sunburnt.
    Red-haired people go red more easily than dark-haired people.
  3. (idiomatic, US politics) Of states, counties, or Congress seats, to be carried by a Republican candidate in a given U.S. election.
    Tennessee went blue in the 1990s but went red in the 2000s.
  4. (idiomatic, UK politics) Of parliamentary constituencies, to be carried by a Labour candidate in a given UK election.
    Kensington, for many years a blue seat, went red in 2017.

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