in rough


: in an unfinished form
The plans were done in rough for preapproval.

Examples of in rough in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web In June, New York City firefighter Mark Batista, 39, of Teaneck, New Jersey, drowned at the Jersey Shore while trying to save his teenage daughter — who survived the incident — after she was caught in rough waters. Julianne McShane, NBC News, 3 Aug. 2023 Another highlight for attendees in Wrocław is U.S. in Progress, an event running parallel to the AFF that spotlights American narrative feature projects in rough or final cut seeking finishing funds, matching them with European buyers and top Polish image and sound post-production companies. Christopher Vourlias, Variety, 24 Oct. 2023 Nevertheless, some of their characters live on in rough analogues. Angie Han, The Hollywood Reporter, 11 Oct. 2023 This helps the lure maintain a consistent action and right-side-up orientation, even in rough surf. Jimmy Fee, Field & Stream, 13 Sep. 2023 Five people were rescued from a boat anchored in rough waters near Cape Lookout, North Carolina. Aya Elamroussi, CNN, 23 Sep. 2023 The plummeting prices follow two record-breaking years in rough diamond sales. Eva Rothenberg, CNN, 1 Oct. 2023 That outperformance hit a wall last week, when the sector tumbled more than 6% in rough trading for risk assets as the Federal Reserve signaled interest rates will be higher for longer in the fight against inflation. Farah Elbahrawy, Fortune, 25 Sep. 2023 Ahead of the storm, lobstermen moved their boats and traps inland so they wouldn't be damaged in rough waters. Alex Sundby, CBS News, 16 Sep. 2023 See More

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“In rough.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 7 Dec. 2023.

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