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red flagA cue, warning, or alert; a sign or signal that something is wrong.Rate it:

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flag downUse a flag or some kind of signal to get the attention of someone.Rate it:

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fly the freak flagTo behave in a unconventional or unrestrained manner; to exhibit the uninhibited side of one's personality.Rate it:

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freak flagUnconventional or unrestrained behavior; extreme, nonconformist views; the side of one's personality which harbors a tendency toward such behavior or such views.Rate it:

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raise the flag and see who salutesIt generates, usually as a preliminary step.Rate it:

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show the flagOf a naval vessel or military force, to identify itself by displaying the flag of its country of origin, especially in order to establish an authoritative presence and to exert diplomatic or political influence.Rate it:

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show the flagTo display the flag of one's country, especially as an expression of patriotic pride.Rate it:

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show the flagTo represent one's country or some other group in a manner intended to suggest the authority or importance of that country or group.Rate it:

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Spanish flagUsed other than as an idiom.Rate it:

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Spanish flagThe flowering plant Lantana camara.Rate it:

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wave the white flagTo indicate to an opposing force that one is surrendering.Rate it:

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wave the white flagTo yield, give up, or quit.Rate it:

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wrap in the flagTo claim one's cause deserves support for patriotic reasons or that one's own motives are patriotic.Rate it:

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red face testA hypothetical test of a person's embarrassment, that is either passed or failed. Saying one passes the red face test means one would not blush and thus would not be embarrassed by disclosing something to others or doing something, and saying one fails the red face test means a situation would cause them discernible embarrassment.Rate it:

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better dead than redIt is preferable to be deceased rather than to be either a Communist or ruled by Communists.Rate it:

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better dead than RedAlternative form of better dead than red.Rate it:

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better Dead than RedAlternative form of better dead than red.Rate it:

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caught red -handedwas caught by someone for steallingRate it:

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cut red tapeTo reduce bureaucracy.Rate it:

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go redOf states or counties, to be carried by a Republican candidate in a given U.S. election.Rate it:

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go redTo become sunburnt.Rate it:

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go redTo blush.Rate it:

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in the redHaving net losses; in debt.Rate it:

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neither fish, flesh, nor good red herringUnsuitable for anyone or anything; unfit for any purpose.Rate it:

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paint the town redTo party or celebrate in a rowdy, wild manner, especially in a public place.Rate it:

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put on the red lightto advertise oneself as a prostituteRate it:

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red admiralbutterflyRate it:

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red as a beetrootAn expression used when someone's face turns a bright red colour, often through embarrassment. Also used in the comparative form: "Your face was redder than a beetroot".Rate it:

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Red BaronA hotshot fighter pilot; an ace fighter pilot.Rate it:

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red cabbagevegetableRate it:

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red cardreferee's itemRate it:

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red dogUsed other than as an idiom: see red, dog.Rate it:

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red dogA blitz.Rate it:

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red dogTo blitz.Rate it:

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red herringA clue that is misleading or that has been falsified, intended to divert attention.Rate it:

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red herringA smoke-cured herring.Rate it:

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red hotto be keen; he is the favourite to winRate it:

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red inkA euphemism for financial loss.Rate it:

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red letter dayUsually very positive, sometimes very negative.Rate it:

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red lightA sign of a brothel.Rate it:

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red lightA warning light, especially as a traffic signal indicating ‘stop’..Rate it:

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red lightDenial to proceed. Ruling out of any possibility.Rate it:

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red manUsed other than as an idiom: see red, man.Rate it:

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red manAn American Indian, a Native American.Rate it:

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red meatMeats such as beef that are dark red in colour when uncooked.Rate it:

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red meatFresh, inspiring, or inflammatory topics or information.Rate it:

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red mistAnger sufficient to cloud judgement, to stop clear thinking.Rate it:

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red mistUncontrollable rage.Rate it:

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red ragprovocationRate it:

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red rideranother name for "War", one of the Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse.Rate it:

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