This page is about the idiom see red
Meaning: If you see red, you become extremely angry.
- We were playing baseball when one of the batters saw red after a pitcher threw the ball straight at his head. He ran up to the guy and punched him.
- There's no point getting into a fight, so if you see red just count to ten and wait for the anger to die down.
Origin: Possibly related to the fact that in bull-fighting a matador waves a red cape at a bull in order to make it angry.
We were playing a game of cards when Marty suddenly saw red. He said it was because
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Contributor: Matt Errey