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
- ‘Raise the roof and paint the town red, there's cause for celebration.’
- ‘Two Swindon car sprayers will be painting the town red after winning a share of £315,000 on the National Lottery.’
- ‘She added that I should look out for her in London, and when she got there we could paint the town red.’
- ‘Once in a while, someone from up North comes to town, and paints the town red.’
- ‘Whether you're painting the town red or going to a black tie affair, start the New Year with the utmost style.’
- ‘Given an opportunity, they just might break free and paint the town red.’
- ‘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!’
- ‘We were simply there to paint the town red by way of celebration for Stuart's birthday.’
- ‘Let's have a session, let's be boisterous, let's paint the town red.’
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