rope in Go to rope into

rope in

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

rope someone in Go to rope someone into something

See also: go, rope