Definition of rough someone up in English:
informal Beat someone up: he was roughed up in jail while awaiting trial
More example sentences
- Fearing that the criminal would return and rough me up, I blew on my crime whistle to wake my neighbors for help.
- The pizzas are knocked flying as the thugs nab Stan and start roughing him up.
- Failing to do this will result in Internet thugs coming to your house and roughing you up.