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describe

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paint the town red

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(basketball) a space (including the foul line) in front of the basket at each end of a basketball court

makeup consisting of a pink or red powder applied to the cheeks

apply a liquid to

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DIY telly has perfected the art of addicting millions of viewers to watching paint dry.
Other partners in crime included 'Watching paint dry' where the maker had "cut out the middleman and put up the real thing", the paper said.
THE SUN: "WHEN it comes to the entertainment for a night in, a Glenn Roeder DVD about Italian training methods is as appealing as watching paint dry...
If you think your job is as dull as watching paint dry, feel sorry for Keith Jackson.
Studying Shakespeare while at school can be, as any fule kno, about as interesting as watching paint dry.
After all, what is more important, real life and death or a load of contrived hokum that's about as interesting as watching paint dry?
PICK OF THE DAY MORTIMER & WHITEHOUSE GONE FISHING BBC2, 10pm YOU might think that watching two middleaged men go fishing would be akin to watching paint dry. But this new series with comedians Bob Mortimer and Paul Whitehouse is strangely hypnotic and laugh-out-loud funny.
Which sounds about as fascinating as watching paint dry. Or championship darts on television.
"But before The Great British Watching Paint Dry contest, let's try The Great Pottery Throw Down (BBC2, Tuesday) - which will, of course, have the watching clay dry aspect."
Royal failings can't be ignored IF Richard, Newcastle, doesn't like reading the letters from anti-Royalists he should instead do something interesting like watching paint dry or grass grow.
Not for the first time, I wanted to get excited about England's potential but I found it about as exciting as watching paint dry.
RACHEL - "About as exciting as watching paint dry. She was a completely different character during the auditions and even shouted at me to shut up."
And while there's always something more interesting to do than watching paint dry, get it right Grst time and your job will be done quickly and effectively.
Sounds impressive, but it was like watching paint dry (only less interesting).
That set the tone for a turgid session of snooker, which saw the players heckled by a spectator at one point, who barked: "Come on lads - get on with it - it's like watching paint dry!"