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Definition of rough verb from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary



Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they rough
he / she / it roughs
past simple roughed
-ing form roughing
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rough it (informal)
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to live in a way that is not very comfortable for a short time We can sleep on the beach. I don't mind roughing it for a night or two.
Phrasal Verbsrough somethingoutrough somebodyup
See the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary entry: rough