rough it
phrasal to live under harsh or primitive conditions

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • rough it — {v. phr.} To live like primitive people; live with little of the comfort and equipment of civilization. * /Scouts like to rough it in the woods on weekend hikes./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • rough it — {v. phr.} To live like primitive people; live with little of the comfort and equipment of civilization. * /Scouts like to rough it in the woods on weekend hikes./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • rough it — phrasal : to endure hard or primitive living conditions : live without ordinary comforts rough it on a camping trip * * * rough it 1. To live in rough or basic conditions (to which one is unaccustomed) 2. To take whatever hardships come • • •… …   Useful english dictionary

  • rough it — tv. to live for a short period of time in a relatively primitive state. □ We went camping and had to rough it for a week. □ With no electricity in our house, I roughed it by burning candles …   Dictionary of American slang and colloquial expressions

  • rough\ it — v. phr. To live like primitive people; live with little of the comfort and equipment of civilization. Scouts like to rough it in the woods on weekend hikes …   Словарь американских идиом

  • rough it — informal to live without things that you usually live with, for example water or electricity Let s rough it and go camping …   English dictionary

  • rough it — informal live in discomfort with only basic necessities. → rough …   English new terms dictionary

  • Rough it — live without even the ordinary comforts or conveniences: We roughed it all month long …   Dictionary of Australian slang

  • rough it — Australian Slang live without even the ordinary comforts or conveniences: We roughed it all month long …   English dialects glossary

  • rough it — to live in a way that is simple and not very comfortable. They prefer roughing it on their travels, taking a tent rather than using hotels …   New idioms dictionary

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