One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
Go out and enjoy oneself flamboyantly.‘you want to have a good time and paint the town red this weekend’
celebrate, carouse, enjoy oneself, make merry, have a good time, have a wild time, party, have a partyView synonyms
- ‘Once in a while, someone from up North comes to town, and paints the town red.’
- ‘Two Swindon car sprayers will be painting the town red after winning a share of £315,000 on the National Lottery.’
- ‘In the night enjoy cozy meal in the comforts of your vacation rental home or paint the town red with a visit to any one of the fine dining restaurants.’
- ‘So, when the opportunity came up to paint the town red last night with Simon and a couple of friends (Stacey and Heather) I just couldn't say no!’
- ‘Whether you're painting the town red or going to a black tie affair, start the New Year with the utmost style.’
- ‘Let's have a session, let's be boisterous, let's paint the town red.’
- ‘She added that I should look out for her in London, and when she got there we could paint the town red.’
- ‘Raise the roof and paint the town red, there's cause for celebration.’
- ‘Given an opportunity, they just might break free and paint the town red.’
- ‘We were simply there to paint the town red by way of celebration for Stuart's birthday.’
Top tips for CV writingRead more
In this article we explore how to impress employers with a spot-on CV.