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red stateA state of the United States voting Republican in a given election, or tending to vote Republican in general.Rate it:

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state of affairsA specific situation; a set of circumstances.Rate it:

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yellow stateA state of the United States where the Libertarian Party is influential.Rate it:

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blue stateA state of the United States voting Democratic in a given election, or tending to vote Democratic in general.Rate it:

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end stateThe specified situation at the successful completion of the final phase of a military operation.Rate it:

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end stateUsed other than as an idiom: Any ending state..Rate it:

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green stateA state that is, or is perceived as, environmentally friendly.Rate it:

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in a stateAgitated and anxious.Rate it:

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in statewith pomp and ceremony.Rate it:

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purple stateSomewhat whimsical synonym for swing state. (In the modern United States) a state that may support the Democratic or Republican Party (purple states, states that vote for Democratic or Republican Party in general, being red states in some given elections and blue states in other given elections).Rate it:

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something is rotten in the state of DenmarkSomething is not right, seriously amiss, especially when leading to suspicion of motive.Rate it:

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state of disrepairSomething in need of repair. Typically referring to a mechanical object or system (like a car or home) that has broken down or doesn't work anymore.Rate it:

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state of the unionAddress given by US president annually in January to explain to the country the current status of the US government, and how it relates to the worldRate it:

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swing stateA state which may vote Democratic or Republican, in a given election or generally; a purple state.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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bleed red inkTo suffer from severe net lossesRate it:

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catch someone red-handedTo discover or capture someone in the act of committing a crime.Rate it:

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caught red -handedwas caught by someone for steallingRate it:

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Citations:neither fish, flesh, nor good red herringUnsuitable for anyone or anything; unfit for any purpose.Rate 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 flagA cue, warning, or alert; a sign or signal that something is wrong.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 in the faceembarrassedRate 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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