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rope sb in

informal phrasal verb with rope /rəʊp/ US  /roʊp/ verb [T usually + adv/prep]
to persuade someone to do something for you
劝说(某人)帮忙;说服(某人)加入
At the last minute, we roped in a couple of spectators to complete the team.
在最后关头,我们说服几位观看的人加入,凑足了比赛人数。
Urging and persuadingCausing somebody to act
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