in the red
Definition of in the red
: spending and owing more money than is being earned Apparently the company had been in the red for some time before it went out of business.
Word by Word Definitions
: of the color red
: having red as a distinguishing color
: flushed especially with anger or embarrassment
: a color whose hue resembles that of blood or of the ruby or is that of the long-wave extreme of the visible spectrum
: red clothing
: one that is of a red or reddish color: such as
: reduce; reduction
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