give you a rough time

give you a rough time
tease you, hassle you (See hassle me

The players gave me a rough time about scoring on my own goalie.

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  • give me a bad time — tease me, bug me, give me a rough time (See give you a rough time    I wish you wouldn t give me a bad time about my low grades …   English idioms

  • a rough time — a lot of teasing, a lot of bugging    Did your friends give you a rough time about your funny haircut? …   English idioms

  • rough time — n. a hard time; a bad time. □ I didn’t mean to give you such a rough time. I’m sorry. □ What a rough time we had getting the car started! …   Dictionary of American slang and colloquial expressions

  • rough — [rʌf] adjective 1. a rough figure or amount is not exact: • It is possible to give here only very rough figures. • I can only give you a rough estimate at this stage. 2. not finished: • a rough draft of the report 3 …   Financial and business terms

  • 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

  • rough — rough1 [ rʌf ] adjective *** ▸ 1 not smooth ▸ 2 difficult ▸ 3 not gentle ▸ 4 not finished/exact ▸ 5 with crime/violence ▸ 6 voice: not soft ▸ 7 not feeling well ▸ + PHRASES 1. ) with a surface that is not smooth: The walls were built of dark… …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • rough — I UK [rʌf] / US adjective Word forms rough : adjective rough comparative rougher superlative roughest *** 1) with a surface that is not smooth The walls were built of dark rough stone. Hessian provides warm colour and a rough homespun texture. a) …   English 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 — [[t]rʌ̱f[/t]] ♦♦♦ rougher, roughest, roughs, roughing, roughed 1) ADJ GRADED If a surface is rough, it is uneven and not smooth. His hands were rough and calloused, from years of karate practice... Grace made her way slowly across the rough… …   English dictionary

  • rough*/*/ — [rʌf] adj I 1) with a surface that is not smooth The walls were built of dark rough stone.[/ex] a rough dirt track[/ex] strong winds and rough seas[/ex] 2) informal difficult and full of problems I ve had a really rough day at the office.[/ex] 3) …   Dictionary for writing and speaking English

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