rope in Go to rope into
To persuade, entice, or enlist someone to do or participate in something. A noun or pronoun can be used between "rope" and "in." I really didn't want to sing in the talent show, but Janet roped me in. I managed to rope in a few friends to help us move out on Saturday.
See also: rope
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rope someone in Go to rope someone into something
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