be rough on (someone)
Definition of be rough on (someone)
: to punish or criticize (someone) harshly Don't be so rough on them for making a mistake.
Word by Word Definitions
: without usual conveniences
: without proper shelter
: uneven ground covered with high grass, brush, and stones
: such ground bordering a golf fairway
: the rugged or disagreeable side or aspect
: to subject to abuse : manhandle, beat
: to subject to unnecessary and intentional violence in a sport
: some person : somebody
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