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"On the day" is a phrase which is often translated as "el mismo día", and "rough" is an adjective which is often translated as "áspero". Learn more about the difference between "on the day" and "rough" below.
on the day
A phrase is a group of words commonly used together (e.g once upon a time).
1. (at that time)
a. el mismo día
What I like about the job is that you get paid on the day.Lo que me gusta del trabajo es que te pagan el mismo día.
b. ese día
I know weddings are stressful but everything will be fine on the day, you'll see.Sé que las bodas son estresantes pero todo irá bien ese día, ya verás.
2. (used with "of")
a. el día de
Where were you on the day of the assault?¿Dónde estabas el día de la agresión?
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An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (not smooth)
a. áspero (surface)
I don't like this dress, the fabric is too rough.No me gusta este vestido, la tela es demasiado áspera.
b. accidentado (terrain)
The island of Lanzarote has a rough landscape.La isla de Lanzarote tiene un paisaje accidentado.
2. (weather)
a. tormentoso
We can't take the boat out in this rough weather.No podemos sacar el bote con este tiempo tormentoso.
3. (approximate)
a. aproximado
Do you have a rough idea of the number of clients coming today?¿Tienes una idea aproximada del número de clientes que vendrán hoy?
4. (unpleasant)
a. duro
Life is rough and you have to be brave.La vida es dura y tienes que ser valiente.
5. (rude)
a. brusco
The store clerk talked to me in a rough way.El dependiente me habló de manera brusca.
6. (unwell)
a. indispuesto
If you're feeling rough, why don't you lie down for a while?Si te sientes indispuesto, ¿por qué no te echas un rato?
b. mal (adverb)
I drank a lot at the party and felt a bit rough the day after.Bebí mucho en la fiesta y me encontraba bastante mal al día siguiente.
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