rough idea

This page is about the collocation rough idea

collocation pattern: adjective + noun

Meaning

a vague or approximate idea, concept, memory, etc.

For example

  • I can't remember exactly when we left, but I've got a rough idea.

  • We haven't finished planning the trip yet, but we've got a rough idea of where we want to go.

Quick Quiz

"I've got a rough idea of where she lives" means

a. I know the area, but not the address

b. I know the address, but not the area

c. I know that she lives in a rough area

Contributor: Matt Errey