Paint the big apple red?

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cloud

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Dear teachers,

Please let me know the meaning of "paint the big apple red". It is said when a group of studen is going to New York to celebrate one girl's birthday.

How about "paint the big apple white, blue'?

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ololololololololol

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-'The Big Apple' has been a nickname for New York City since the 1920s I think.

-'Painting the town red' is an English idiom describing a big night out:

Paint the town red - UsingEnglish.com


Since the town they are going to is 'The Big Apple', they are going to 'Paint the Big Apple red'.

Hope this helps!
 

cloud

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Thank you, Olololo..:). I helps me much.

What about Paint the town blue, white? Do they have any similar meaning?
 

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