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Idiom of the week – Rope someone into something

Posted by englishlessons on June 24, 2013

Definition:

persuade someone to get involved in some activity

Examples:

I didn’t want to go the the dance, but my friend roped me into it.

He didn’t want to participate, but she roped him into it.

Picture it:

Picture a cowboy using a lasso to rope a calf.

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