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Phrasal Verbs

rope in

This page is about the phrasal verb rope in

INFORMAL

Meaning

If somebody ropes you in, they persuade you to do something you don't really want to do.

For example

  • rope in sb We're having a charity fun run, so I'm trying to rope in as many of my friends as I can.

  • rope sb in Our manager got nearly everybody to say they'd perform in the Christmas talent show. I can't believe he roped so many of us in.

Quick Quiz

A few of the newer teachers have been roped into taking

a. extra classes

b. extra holidays

c. extra pay

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