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"rope sb in" in British English

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rope sb in

informal
phrasal verb with rope uk   /rəʊp/  us   /roʊp/ verb [T usually + adv/prep]
to ​persuade someone to do something for you: At the last ​minute, we ​roped in a ​couple of ​spectators to ​complete the ​team.
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