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rough edges

If something such as a ​product, a ​piece of ​work or a ​performance has rough ​edges, some ​parts of it could be ​improved: He's a ​greatplayer, but his ​game still has a few rough ​edges. If a ​person has rough ​edges, they do not always ​behave well and ​politely: Age and ​experience have ​softened his rough ​edges (= have made him a more ​polite or ​gentleperson).
(Definition of rough edges from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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