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rope
British English: /rəʊp/
American English: /roʊp/

Translation of rope in Arabic:

noun/اسم

  • a 20-metre rope, a 20-metre length of rope
    حَبْل طولُهُ 20 مِتْراً

transitive verb/فعل متعد

  • 1 (to tie) See examples: to rope a prisoner/donkey to somebody/something
    ‫رَبَطَ سَجيناً \ حِماراً بِحَبْلٍ مع شَخْصٍ \ في شَيْءٍ‬
    to rope a trunk/ladder to something
    رَبَطَ صُنْدوقاً \ سُلَّماً بِحَبْلٍ في شَيْءٍ
    to be roped together
    رُبِطوا مَعاً بِحَبْلٍ
  • 2 (American English/الإنكليزية الأمريكية)
    (to lasso)
    رَبَطَ بِحَبْلٍ حول العُنُقِ
    (cattle, a steer)

Idioms

to be on the ropes

(boxers)
كانَ مُحاصَراً في جانِبِ الحَلَبةِ
(ministers, governments)
كانَ في أَزْمةٍ صَعْبةٍ \ وَضْعٍ لا يُحْسَدُ عَلَيْهِ

to show somebody the ropes

بَيَّنَ لِشَخْصٍ الأُمورَ الهامّةِ

Phrasal verbs

rope in

rope [somebody] in, rope in [somebody]
[informal] (for a task)
دَفَعَ [شَخْصاً] إلى المُشارَكةِ

rope off

rope off [something], rope [something] off
وَضَعَ شَريطاً أَمْنيًّا حول [شَيْءٍ]
(a street, an area)

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