Idiom: Rough and tumble
The rough and tumble refers to the competition in areas of life like business, sports, politics, etc, where the struggle and in-fighting is hard and people will take any advantage that they can.Country: International English | Subject Area: General | Usage Type: Both or All Words Used
- Take the rough with the smooth
- Rough diamond
- Diamond in the rough
- Rough and ready
- Rough edges
- Rough around the edges
- Rough end of the stick
- Hit rough weather
- Rough patch
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