Search results for diamond in the rough

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diamond in the roughA person whose goodness or other positive qualities are hidden by a harsh or unremarkable surface appearance.Rate it:

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diamond in the roughAn uncut diamond.Rate it:

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DiamondIn Railroad Parlance, the especially designed, critically installed rail-section in place at 'Cross-Over' point. Special Switch-Tower With Special Switch-Point Equipment operated 24/7 by Experts:Rate it:

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rough upTo manhandle or beat up.Rate it:

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rough upTo make rough, to roughen.Rate it:

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rough and readyCrude or unpolished, but still fit for use; good enough.Rate it:

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rough around the edgesIn need of refinement; unsophisticated.Rate it:

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rough outto produce (a plan, diagram etc.) in roughRate it:

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rough sleddingA difficult period of time.Rate it:

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rough sleeperA homeless person.Rate it:

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rough trotA series of difficult circumstances.Rate it:

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sleep roughTo sleep outdoors, without a place to go home to.Rate it:

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mess upTo manhandle; beat up; rough up.Rate it:

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soft as a baby's bottomextremely soft (not rough)Rate it:

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average upto calculate an average or rough figure.Rate it:

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back-of-the-envelopeApproximate, rough, simplified.Rate it:

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ballpark estimateA ballpark figure, a very rough approximation.Rate it:

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dishpan handsHands which are rough, reddish, and dry, as from irritation and chafing caused by immersion in hot water mixed with detergent.Rate it:

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it is all fun and games until someone loses an eyeRough play results in injury.Rate it:

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like a bull in a china shopBoisterous, awkward, rough, disrespectful, careless. :Rate it:

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play hardballTo act rough and ruthless, especially in politics or business.Rate it:

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roughen upto make something rough or rougherRate it:

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screamA form of singing associated with the metal and screamo styles of music. It is a loud, rough, distorted version of the voice; rather than the normal voice of the singer.Rate it:

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third degreeIntensive rough interrogation in order to extract information or a confession.Rate it:

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