In the red

Do you know the phrase “to be in the red“? Read the conversation below. Can you guess the meaning?

Keiko: How is your company doing?

Naoko: Not very well. We are still in the red. If things don’t improve, we will be in trouble.

Does it mean:

a) in debt

b) not in debt

c) successful

d) unsuccessful

The answer is below!↓

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Answer: a) in debt