spare the blushes of (someone)

idiom

British, informal
: to prevent (someone) from being embarrassed
The manager spoke up to spare the blushes of his young employee.

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“Spare the blushes of (someone).” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/spare%20the%20blushes%20of%20%28someone%29. Accessed 7 Jun. 2023.

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