Translation of "rough" - English-Traditional Chinese dictionary

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rough adjective (NOT EVEN)

B1 not even or smooth, often because of being in bad condition

It was a rough mountain road, full of stones and huge holes. 那是一條崎嶇的山道,滿是石頭和巨大的坑窪。

B1 If a surface such as paper or skin is rough, it does not feel smooth when you touch it.

My hands get very rough in the cold. 天一冷我的手就變得特別粗糙。

Rough ground is ground that is not used for any particular purpose, is not even, and is full of wild plants.


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rough adjective (NOT EXACT)

B1 [ before noun ] not exact or detailed

The builder did a rough sketch of how the new stairs would look. 建築工人畫了張新樓梯草圖。
This is only a rough guess. 這只是一個大致的推測。
She made a rough estimate/calculation of the likely cost. 她粗略估算/計算了一下可能的開銷。
The tests are a rough guide to students' progress. 這些測試能夠大致說明學生的進步情況。

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rough adjective (POOR QUALITY)

used to describe an alcoholic drink, especially wine, that tastes cheap and often strong


not made in a careful or expensive way

I made a rough table out of some old boxes. 我用幾個舊箱子造了一張簡陋的餐桌。

rough adjective (SOUND)

A rough voice or sound is hard and loud.


If a machine sounds rough, it is making a noise because it is in bad condition.


rough adjective (VIOLENT)

B2 dangerous or violent

a rough area of town 城內的危險區
The other boys were rough, always looking for a fight. 其他的男孩子們非常粗野,總是尋釁打架。

rough adjective (DIFFICULT)

B2 difficult or unpleasant

He's had a rough time/month/year, what with the divorce and then his father dying. 他剛離了婚,父親又去世了,那一段時間/一個月/一年對他來說是太難熬了。
It must be rough to have two kids and nowhere to live. 帶著兩個孩子,又無處安身,日子肯定是很艱難。

rough adjective (ILL)

[ after verb ] UK ill

You look a bit rough - how much did you have to drink last night? 你看上去有點氣色不好——你昨晚喝了多少酒啊?


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rough it informal

to live temporarily in basic and uncomfortable conditions

While the house was being decorated we roughed it in a tent. 在裝修房子期間,我們將就著住在帳篷裡。


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rough noun (DRAWING)

[ C ] a first quick drawing of something

in rough

simple and without details

His first plans were drawn up in rough. 他最初的計劃是草草擬就的。

rough noun (VIOLENT PERSON)

[ C ] a violent person

a gang of drunken young roughs 一群醉酒撒野的年輕人

rough noun (IN GOLF)

the rough

in golf, an area of ground with long grass

My ball landed in the rough. 我把球打進了深草區。


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rough adverb (VIOLENTLY)

forcefully or violently

The local team had a bad reputation for playing rough. 赫爾隊打法粗野,臭名遠揚。

rough adverb (OUTSIDE)

live/sleep rough

to live outside not in a house, and sleep on the ground

When we ran out of money, we slept rough for a week. 我們的錢花沒了,一個星期都露宿街頭。

(Translation of “rough” from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Traditional) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)