Examples of roughly in a Sentence
Roughly translated, it means “hurry up!”.
The new product is modeled roughly on an earlier design.
He threw the package roughly in the truck.
The guard told us roughly that we had to stand back.
Recent Examples of roughly from the Web
In all, six firefighters — of the roughly 200 or so who had responded — suffered minor injuries fighting the blaze, Nigro said.
In all, six firefighters - of the roughly 200 or so who had responded - suffered minor injuries fighting the blaze, Nigro said.
Amid the probe, Uber pulled all of its roughly 200 autonomous vehicles from public roads in San Francisco, Toronto, Tempe and Pittsburgh.
In her roughly one year on the job, Walmsley has replaced nearly half of Glaxo’s top 125 executives, reassigned or let go some 400 scientists in its drug-development unit, and moved to shut down more than two dozen clinical drug trials.
Some superintendents have heard rumors of a count – perhaps as many as 200 districts in Ohio, roughly one in every three – but that’s just talk, not an official tally.
The roughly one acre of grounds also includes a guest house and a secondary structure that holds a wine cellar.
These two dates are extra special, because Mardi Gras will fall on them only once in a lifetime, each occurring roughly once every 100 to 150 years.
One hundred of the roughly 200 people on board died, including many who were scalded to death by steam.
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ROUGHLY Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of roughly for English Language Learners
: not exactly but close in number, quality, meaning, etc.
: in a way that is not gentle or careful
: in a very simple or basic way
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