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English definition of “rope sb in”

rope sb in

informal phrasal verb with rope     /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.Urging and persuadingCausing somebody to act
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