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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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Valencia, two-time Champions League finalists, were in trouble from the moment Rami saw red.
David Beckham has revealed he recently saw red - after being kicked out of the stadium whilst watching one of his son's team's football matches.
Raging Real Madrid star Cristiano Ronaldo lost the plot in Cordoba as he saw red for lashing out at an opponent - minutes after he escaped punishment for throwing a punch.
The game became niggly and Ramsey, already booked for a clumsy foul, saw red in 80 minutes for pulling back Ozyakup.
Cole gave West Ham a half-time lead and Victor Anichebe marked his Everton recall with his first goal for three months three minutes before Cole saw red.
CHRISTOPHER Graves saw red when his girlfriend said she was going to move out.
But Vale's hopes of earning back-to-back wins were ended when Davis saw red for pulling down Rene Howe, who levelled from the penalty spot and Ryan Jarvis completed the comeback as Vale slipped to 16th.
Minutes later Kieron St Aimie missed from the penalty spot after home defender Chris Carruthers saw red for a foul on the striker.
Representing himself, Cole said: "I got rather angry and just saw red when I went outside and saw he was there.
The lead did not last long with James Collins' own goal four minutes later restoring parity, but United's task became all the more difficult when Nani saw red for a two-footed lunge on Stiliyan Petrov after 29 minutes.
Arsenal duo Emmanuel Adebayor and Kolo Toure and Chelsea's Mikel Jon Obi saw red after 90 minutes of the final, which Chelsea won 2-1.
Disabled Raymond Lucas, 58, saw red when a fixed penalty was issued as he parked outside shops not far from his shop in Pembroke Close, Caerphilly.