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rope sth/somewhere off

verb [T usually + adv/prep] uk phrasal verb with rope   /rəʊp/ us    /roʊp/
to surround an area or place with ropes in order to keep people out: The police roped off the scene of the crime.
Translations of “rope sth/somewhere off”
in Chinese (Traditional) 用繩圍起, 用繩索圈起…
in Chinese (Simplified) 用绳围起, 用绳索圈起…
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