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diamond in the rough

noun [C usually singular] uk   US ( UK rough diamond) us  
a person who is kinder and more pleasant than they seem to be from their appearance and manner
Translations of “diamond in the rough”
in Chinese (Traditional) 外粗內秀的人…
in Chinese (Simplified) 外粗内秀的人…
(Definition of diamond in the rough from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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