rough sense


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what is the meaning of rough sense in this sentence:

We have a rough sense of what kind of restaurants we ought to patronize and how often, so we can stay broadly within our budget.

is it like we are nearly sure?

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  • lingobingo

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    English - England
    To have a rough sense (more normally, a rough idea) of something means to have an approximate understanding of it.

    Here it means they know more or less which restaurants to go to.
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