Translation of "rough" - English-Traditional Chinese dictionary

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roughadjective

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rough adjective (NOT EVEN)

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

高低不平的;崎嶇的;難行的
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.

(表面)粗糙的,毛糙的,不平滑的
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.

(土地)未開墾的,雜草叢生的,荒的

More examples

  • Driving on those rough roads has really done for my car.
  • The horse and cart jogged down the rough track towards the farm.
  • My tyres took quite a punishing on the rough terrain.
  • The fabric had a rough texture.
  • He had workman's hands that were rough and covered with calluses.

rough adjective (NOT EXACT)

B1 [ before noun ] not exact or detailed

粗略的;大致的;近似的
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。
Synonym

More examples

  • This is only a rough draft - the finished article will have pictures as well.
  • I can give you a rough estimate of how much it will cost.
  • I never follow recipes exactly when I cook - I just use them as rough guides.
  • Could you give me a rough approximation of how many people will be coming?
  • You can get a rough idea of the size of the room by pacing it out.

rough adjective (POOR QUALITY)

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

(尤指酒類飲料)澀味的,辣嗓子的,劣質的

not made in a careful or expensive way

粗製濫造的;簡陋的;粗糙的
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.

聲音粗啞的,難聽的

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

(機器狀況不佳而)發出刺耳聲音的,發出雜音的

rough adjective (VIOLENT)

B2 dangerous or violent

粗暴的,粗野的;猛烈的;充斥暴力的,危險的
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

艱難的;艱苦的;令人不快的
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

不舒服的,不適的,有病的
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?

roughverb

uk /rʌf/ us /rʌf/
rough it informal

to live temporarily in basic and uncomfortable conditions

(暫時)將就度日,因陋就簡地生活
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。

roughnoun

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rough noun (DRAWING)

[ C ] a first quick drawing of something

草圖,略圖
in rough

simple and without details

粗略地;大概地;大致上
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

粗人,莽漢,暴徒
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

(高爾夫球場的)生有長草的起伏地面,深草區
My ball landed in the rough. 我把球打進了深草區。

roughadverb

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rough adverb (VIOLENTLY)

forcefully or violently

粗野地;粗魯地
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

風餐露宿
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)