Значение идиомы rope in

[rope in] {v.}, {informal} 1. To use a trick to make dosomething; deceive; fool.

The company ropes in high school studentsto sell magazine subscriptions by telling them big stories of how muchmoney they can earn.

Syn.: TAKE UP. 2. To get ; persuade to do something.

Martha roped in Charles to helpher decorate the gym for the party.

I didn’t want the job ofselling tickets for the dance, but I was roped in because everyoneelse was too busy to do it.


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