rough-and-ready


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crude but effective for the purpose at hand

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Ms Eagle, now Pensions Minister, also said: "However, I suppose that a rough-and-ready calculation is precisely that, and one can always find anomalies.
If there's a weak spot in this production it is in the secondary roles: Whip Hubley and Paul Jenkins play Hirst's rough-and-ready caretakers.
The effect--a self-aware but uncynical naivete reminiscent of late Philip Guston--is endearingly rough-and-ready, but this is not to say that the paintings aren't skillfully assembled.
I remember a rough-and-ready steward whispering into my ear when I was ushered away after a quick handshake and 30 seconds of awkward silence.
You won't meet a Bambi in a bear bar--or any other creature that clashes with rough-and-ready realness.