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a diamond in the rough. #1 (permalink) Fri Jan 21, 2011 15:55 pm   a diamond in the rough.
 

English Language Tests, Intermediate level

ESL/EFL Test #283 "English Slang Idioms (5)", question 10

I think he's a ......... in the rough. He needs training, but I see his potential and natural talent.

(a) cowboy
(b) diamond
(c) draft
(d) painting

English Language Tests, Intermediate level

ESL/EFL Test #283 "English Slang Idioms (5)", answer 10

I think he's a diamond in the rough. He needs training, but I see his potential and natural talent.

Correct answer: (b) diamond
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be a diamond in the rough = person who has many good qualities even though do not seem to be very polite, educated etc
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