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

Translation of rope in Italian:


transitive verb

  • 2 (American English) (lasso) [informal] [figurative]
    accalappiare (husband)
    mettere le mani su, prendere al volo (job)


give him enough rope and he'll hang himself

lascialo fare e si rovinerà con le sue mani

to give somebody plenty of rope

dare corda a qualcuno o lasciare fare qualcuno

to know the ropes

to show somebody the ropes

iniziare qualcuno a un mestiere

to be at the end of one's rope

(American English) [informal]
essere allo stremo o aver perso la pazienza

Phrasal verbs

rope in

[informal] rope [somebody], rope in [somebody] 1.1 (British English) (to help with task) 1.2 (American English) (by trickery) (into situation, deal) to get roped in
farsi trascinare in

rope off:

rope off [something], rope [something] off

rope up

(in climbing)
mettersi in cordata
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