Translation of roughly in Spanish:
- 1 (approximately) they are roughly the same lengthmiden aproximadamente or más o menos lo mismo de largoI'll explain roughly how it worksexplicaré, en líneas generales, cómo funcionaroughly speaking, the organ acts as a filterel órgano se comporta como un filtro, por así decirloroughly, what we plan to do is thisen líneas generales, lo que pensamos hacer es lo siguienteExample sentences
- That lack of change means that the economy was, roughly speaking, growing at its potential rate.
- I think all writers, roughly speaking, are in the education business.
- In Bordeaux, however, the jeroboam is five litres - roughly equal to six bottles or a half case.
- 2 (not gently)(play)to treat somebody roughly
de manera violentamaltratar or tratar mal a alguienExample sentences
- She grunted, her eyes widening as his knee pushed into her stomach roughly and violently.
- Liadan's almond eyes narrow as she pulls her hands roughly out of his gentle grip.
- The mate roughly picked him up off the deck and held him with his feet just touching ground, looking disgusted.
- 3 (crudely)Example sentences
- It is roughly built but the roof is nevertheless sound enough to keep the interior completely dry.
- It was rectangular and about the length of my hand, and was wrapped roughly in brown paper, like it had been done in a hurry.
- The buildings looked mainly to be made of wood and roughly cut stone and many farmyard animals were walking around.
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