tough or rough meat ?

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what is the opposite of ' tender meat ' ?

tough meat or rough meat or else ?

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whl626 said:
what is the opposite of ' tender meat ' ?

tough meat or rough meat or else ?

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Tough, usually.

Stringy comes up, occasionally.
 

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whl626 said:
what is the opposite of ' tender meat ' ?

tough meat or rough meat or else ?

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'tough meat' is difficult to chew. 'tough' means, difficult.
'rough meat' has an uneven or bumpy surface. 'rough' means, the surface is not smooth.

EX: I had a tough day. (I had a difficult day)
EX: I had a rough day. (My day did not go smoothly)

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:) Then ' rough ' can also be an option though :)

To play safe, I would stick to ' tough '

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I have never heard of rough meat. One might encounter tough meat every once in a while.

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I have to say that it's more of a possibility than a common usage. ;-)
 

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Yes. "Rough meat" is a hypothetical, not an actual usage.

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RonBee said:
Yes. "Rough meat" is a hypothetical, not an actual usage.

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I would call meat rough only if it had the hide attached. :wink:
 

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If it's dry and overcooked, the texture is rough.;-)
 

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Rough on the tongue- remember we eat food in Europe. ;-)
 

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Rough on the tongue- remember we eat food in Europe. ;-)

I've been to Europe. You can't fool me. :wink:
 

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He has no idea. ;-)
 

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To be sure. ;-)
 
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