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rough

(rŭf),
Not smooth; denoting the irregular, coarsely granular surface of a certain bacterial colony type.
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TAKING the rough with the smooth is a not a phrase you would normally associate with Audi, but newer models like the Q series SUVs are capable of handling the rough stuff - rough terrain that is, while remaining smooth on the asphalt.
BARCLAYS PREMIER LEAGUE QPR 1 Zamora (36) EVERTON 1 Drenthe (31) DAVID MOYES is used to taking the rough with the smooth.
Kelly, who runs a "low-key" mixed equine practice in Naas, and also works regularly for Ted Walsh and Robbie Osborne, has become accustomed to taking the rough with the smooth in 40 years of veterinary work.