English version

rough something ↔ out

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishrough something ↔ out phrasal verb British EnglishDETAIL#to draw or write something without including all the details a diagram the engineer had roughed out on his notepad rough→ See Verb table
Examples from the Corpus
rough outFor all the rough treatment meted out to houses in institutional use, many retain remarkably fine interiors.The roughs are weeded out until only the best remain.
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Verb table
rough
Simple Form
Present
I, you, we, theyrough
he, she, itroughs
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Past
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyroughed
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave roughed
he, she, ithas roughed
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad roughed
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill rough
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have roughed
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Continuous Form
Present
Iam roughing
he, she, itis roughing
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you, we, theyare roughing
Past
I, he, she, itwas roughing
you, we, theywere roughing
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave been roughing
he, she, ithas been roughing
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad been roughing
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill be roughing
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have been roughing
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