be rough

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be rough(
bi
 
ruhf
)
An intransitive verb phrase is a phrase that combines a verb with a preposition or other particle and does not require a direct object (e.g. Everybody please stand up.).
intransitive verb phrase
1. (to be coarse)
a. raspar
I don't like this shirt because it's really rough.No me gusta esta camisa porque raspa mucho.
b. rascar
This towel is rough. Do you have a softer one?Esta toalla rasca. ¿Tienes una más suave?
c. ser áspero
This sweater is rough and uncomfortable.Este suéter es áspero e incómodo.
2. (to be unpleasant)
a. ser duro
Paul's life is rough, but he has a positive attitude.La vida de Paul es dura, pero tiene una actitud positiva.
3. (to be rude)
a. ser brusco
His manner is rough, but he has a good heart.Su trato es brusco, pero tiene buen corazón.
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