English version

rope somebody into something

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishrope somebody into something (also rope somebody ↔ in British English) phrasal verb informalto persuade someone to help you in a job or join in an activity, especially when they do not want torope somebody into doing something Denise roped me into selling tickets.rope somebody in to do something Anyone who could sing was roped in to help. Have you been roped in too? rope→ See Verb table
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rope somebody into doing somethingMy wife and I have been roped into going to this fund-raising dinner.
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Verb table
rope
Simple Form
Present
I, you, we, theyrope
he, she, itropes
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Past
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyroped
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave roped
he, she, ithas roped
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad roped
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill rope
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have roped
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Continuous Form
Present
Iam roping
he, she, itis roping
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you, we, theyare roping
Past
I, he, she, itwas roping
you, we, theywere roping
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave been roping
he, she, ithas been roping
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad been roping
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill be roping
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have been roping
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