There are 2 translations of rope in Spanish:

rope1

Pronunciation: /rəʊp/

n

c u
  • cuerda (f), soga (f); [Naut] cabo (m) a rope of climbers una cordada the rope (hanging) la horca a rope of pearls un collar de perlas (de varias vueltas entrelazadas) give them enough rope and they'll hang themselves déjalos hacer lo que quieran y ya verás cómo se cavan su propia fosa to be on the ropes estar* contra las cuerdas to show sb/know the ropes Mike will show you the ropes Mike te enseñará cómo funciona todo ask Helen, she knows the ropes pregúntale a Helen, que está muy al tanto de todo
    More example sentences
    • My eyes came to rest on a long strand of thick hemp rope, slightly frazzled but still in one piece.
    • A single strand of grass is easy to break, but if you weave enough of it together, you can get a nice, strong length of rope.
    • He stood up with about a two-foot length of hefty hemp rope in his hands.

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adj
es muy mandado = he's a real opportunist …
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There are 2 translations of rope in Spanish:

rope2

vt

  • 1.1 (tie) atar, amarrar (AmL exc RPl) (con una cuerda) the climbers roped themselves together los escaladores formaron una cordada 1.2 (AmE) (lasso) [steer/cattle] enlazar* or (Méx) lazar* or (Chi) lacear
    More example sentences
    • They rope his hand and attach the other end to a door bolt and leave the poor dolt there.
    • Nevertheless, as a precaution, the murderers roped their victims together and led them to a gully where any attempt to escape would be impeded before they went about their grisly business.
    • They built a little hut out of a tarp, then roped their plastic ponchos together and hung it between to trees to make a ceiling.

Phrasal verbs

rope in

v + o + adv, v + adv + o
[colloquial/familiar] (recruit) (usu pass) agarrar [familiar/colloquial] I got roped in to help o into helping me agarraron para ayudar [familiar/colloquial]

rope off

v + o + adv, v + adv + o
[area] acordonar

rope up

v + adv
[climbers] encordarse*

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Word of the day mandado
adj
es muy mandado = he's a real opportunist …
Cultural fact of the day

The RAE (Real Academia de la Lengua Española) is a body established in the eighteenth century to record and preserve the Spanish language. It is made up of académicos, who are normally well-known literary figures and/or academic experts on the Spanish language. The RAE publishes the Diccionario de la Real Academia Española, which is regarded as an authority on correct Spanish. Affiliated academies exist in Latin American countries.