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red

Of or relating to a firm or the operations of a firm that are deemed unprofitable. The term derives from the color of ink used to show losses on financial statements. Compare black.
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Here we bought our cigarettes, and, occasionally, a nickel's worth of "red-hots." (Oh, yes; Louis and I unblushingly ate candy--all we could get.
Further, he had seen her on occasion with Ruth, another schoolgirl, and, still further, Nita, who sold us red-hots at the candy store, was a friend of Ruth.
We once shared together five cents worth of red-hots. But I have always fondly believed that she loved me.
RED-HOT temperatures with the mercury rocketing into the 40s C are set to grip large swathes of Europe in the coming week - but the UK will miss out on the heatwave.
GRAND Slam-winning England coach Eddie Jones piled the pressure on Wales ahead of Sunday's clash at Twickenham - labelling Warren Gatland's side as "red-hot favourites".
But red-hot Marty Waters is paying no heed to the bookies and believes Shamrock Rovers can cause an upset on Thursday.
1 You simply can't do Christmas without a slick of red-hot polish.
Wenger has been tipped off that the red-hot Chilean forward will leave Barca this summer and a PS20million auction has begun.
A HOUSEHOLDER accidentally started a fire when he left a red-hot blowtorch in his shed.
WALES are vowing to do everything they can to stop Shane Williams signing off his rugby career with another red-hot Millennium Stadium wonder show today.