English version

rough somebody ↔ up

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishrough somebody ↔ up phrasal verbinformalHIT to attack someone and hurt them by hitting them rough→ See Verb table
Examples from the Corpus
rough upAs soon as they left, the agents went after them and roughed them up.If I did, do you think I would be sitting here letting you rough me up?I hardly roughed him up at all.They roughed you up because you talk funny?If you think I've forgotten how to rough a man up, I can assure you I haven't.Each day so far we'd driven into the left rough and finished up taking bogey-fives.The separation is at its most apparent in the summer, when the males feed on rougher pastures higher up the mountain.
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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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