Rough Diamond :
Rose-Coloured Glasses :
If people see things through rose-coloured glasses, they see them in a more positive light than they really are.
Rose-Tinted Glasses :
If people see things through rose-tinted glasses, they see them in a more positive light than they really are.
Rough and Ready :
If something is rough and ready, it has not been carefully prepared, but is fit for its purpose. If a person is rough and ready, they are not very refined or mannered.
Rough and Tumble of Life :
Rough around The Edges :
If someone is rough around the edges, they have not mastered something though they show promise.
Rough Diamond :
A rough diamond is a person who might be a bit rude but who is good underneath it all.
Rough Edges :
If something has rough edges, it is still not a finished product and not all of a uniform standard.
Rough End of The Stick :
To get the rough end of the stick is to be treated unfairly or to come off worse than the other party in a transaction, situation or relationship.
If something, especially something made from wood or stone, is rough-hewn, it is unfinished or unpolished.
Round The Bend :
If someone has gone round the bend, they have stopped being rational about something. If something drives you round the bend, it irritates you or makes you angry.
Round The Houses :
If you go round the houses, you do something in an inefficient way when there is a quicker, more convenient way.
Rub Shoulders :
If you rub shoulders with people, you meet spend time with them, especially when they are powerful or famous.
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