Dictionary.net

Loading...

Quotes of roughly

  1. Difficulty, my brethren, is the nurse of greatness- a harsh nurse, who roughly rocks her foster- children into strength and athletic proportion. – William C. Bryant
  2. We go through, I think, six different drafts of each script. And then my shooting it is roughly you know, fifteen percent of the total work that gets done on a show. Then it's all post -production animation after that. – Steve Burns
  3. To get the feel of how the slider should roll off of your index finger, use this grip and practice at half speed and roughly half the distance to the mound. – Steve Carlton
  4. The Act of God designation on all insurance policies; which means, roughly that you cannot be insured for the accidents that are most likely to happen to you. – Alan Coren
  5. But last year there were 540, 000 people, roughly detained coming across the border illegally. Forty -five thousand of them came from countries other than Mexico, demonstrating the fact that Mexico itself now is a pathway into the United States for people all around the world, and we don't know what their intentions are. – John Cornyn
  6. Your brain forms roughly 10, 000 new cells every day, but unless they hook up to preexisting cells with strong memories, they die. Serves them right. – Doug Coupland
  7. Wooing the press is an exercise roughly akin to picnicking with a tiger. You might enjoy the meal, but the tiger always eats last. – Maureen Dowd
  8. They show that roughly two -thirds of a group of neurotic patients will recover or improve to a marked extent within about two years of the onset of their illness, whether they are treated by means of psychotherapy or not. – Hans Eysenck
  9. Events in the past may be roughly divided into those which probably never happened and those which do not matter. – William Ralph Inge
  10. Roughly speaking, this hypothesis asks whether drug use causes some of the diseases officially associated with AIDS, such as immunodeficiency and Kaposi's sarcoma. – Serge Lang
  11. If we gave up eating beef we would have roughly 20 to 30 times more land for food than we have now. – James Lovelock
  12. Sometimes it is claimed by those who argue that race is just a social construct that the human genome project shows that because people share roughly 99% of their genes in common, that there are no races. This is silly. – J. Philippe Rushton
  13. One can only guess the amount of magic mushrooms a sane person would have to consume to believe that a frisbee constituted a genuine threat to roughly 3, 000 police officers. – Mark Thomas
  14. In our own time it has been seen... that simple children, roughly brought up in the wilderness, have begun to draw by themselves, impelled by their own natural genius, instructed solely by the example of these beautiful paintings and sculptures of Nature. – Giorgio Vasari
  15. My grandmothers are full of memories, smelling of soap and onions and wet clay, with veins rolling roughly over quick hands, they have many clean words to say, my grandmothers were strong. – Margaret Walker

Usage examples for roughly

  1. And in her excitement she seized Thelma's arm roughly – Thelma by Marie Corelli
  2. " I am sorry I spoke so roughly the other day," she said. – A Daughter of the Vine by Gertrude Franklin Horn Atherton
  3. Soon the young girl felt some one pull her nose roughly – Napoleon's Young Neighbor by Helen Leah Reed
  4. He seized her arm somewhat roughly and looked at her hard. – A Woman's Burden by Fergus Hume
  5. He spoke rather roughly – The Garden Of Allah by Robert Hichens
  6. Finally he said roughly as if the words were dragged from him against his will: I shall not torture you. – Helmet of Navarre by Bertha Runkle
  7. The man broke away almost roughly – A Breath of Prairie and other stories by Will Lillibridge
  8. The man held her at arm's length roughly –  by
  9. " Clear out of here," he said roughly – The Man Who Knew by Edgar Wallace
  10. He interrupted her roughly – When Ghost Meets Ghost by William Frend De Morgan
  11. " Look here, Kate," he said, roughly – A Daughter of the Land by Gene Stratton-Porter
  12. One sheepman had been killed, and another's broken shoulder was being roughly dressed by Sims. – The Free Range by Francis William Sullivan
  13. Then he asked roughly He's going to marry you, of course?" – Somewhere in France by Richard Harding Davis
  14. He asked another question, but was roughly told to shut up. – Raiding with Morgan by Byron A. Dunn
  15. Davy, said he, almost roughly I thought, remember that we have been joking. – The Complete PG Edition of The Works of Winston Churchill by Winston Churchill
  16. " Come in here," said Clover roughly – Get-Rich-Quick Wallingford by George Randolph Chester
  17. He walked on, almost roughly – The Sowers by Henry Seton Merriman
  18. I timed him and measured up the distance roughly afterward. – New Faces by Myra Kelly
  19. " You'll have to tell him," she spoke roughly to her sister. – The Man Who Wins by Robert Herrick
  20. " Whether we'd better or not we will," he answered roughly – The Emigrant Trail by Geraldine Bonner
X