sleep rough

sleep rough

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  • sleep rough — To sleep out of doors, esp because of being homeless • • • Main Entry: ↑rough * * * I Brit. sleep in uncomfortable conditions, typically out of doors II see rough * * * live/sleep ˈrough idiom ( …   Useful english dictionary

  • sleep rough — ► sleep rough Brit. sleep in uncomfortable conditions, typically out of doors. Main Entry: ↑rough …   English terms dictionary

  • Sleep rough — sleep in the street when homeless …   Dictionary of Australian slang

  • sleep rough — Brit. sleep in uncomfortable conditions, typically out of doors. → rough …   English new terms dictionary

  • sleep rough — British to sleep outside because you do not have anywhere to live Many teenagers are now sleeping rough on the streets …   English dictionary

  • sleep rough — Australian Slang sleep in the street when homeless …   English dialects glossary

  • rough — ► ADJECTIVE 1) having an uneven or irregular surface; not smooth or level. 2) not gentle; violent or boisterous: rough treatment. 3) (of weather or the sea) wild and stormy. 4) lacking sophistication or refinement. 5) not finished tidily; plain… …   English terms dictionary

  • rough — [ruf] adj. [ME ruh, rugh < OE ruh, akin to Ger rauh < IE * reuk < base * reu , to tear, tear out (> RUG, ROTTEN): prob. basic sense “hairy, woolly”] 1. a) not smooth or level; having bumps, projections, etc.; uneven [a rough surface]… …   English World dictionary

  • rough — rough1 W3S2 [rʌf] adj comparative rougher superlative roughest ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1¦(not smooth)¦ 2¦(not exact)¦ 3¦(problems/difficulties)¦ 4¦(not gentle)¦ 5¦(town/area etc)¦ 6¦(weather/sea)¦ 7¦(voice/sound)¦ …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • rough — 1 /rVf/ adjective 1 NOT SMOOTH having an uneven surface: Her hands were rough from hard work. | A rough track led to the farm. | rough grass opposite smooth 1 (1) 2 NOT EXACT not exact or not containing many details approximate: This is just a… …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

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