There are 2 translations of rope in Spanish:

rope1

Pronunciation: /rəʊp/

n

countable or uncountable/numerable o no numerable
  • cuerda (feminine), soga (feminine); [Nautical/Náutica] cabo (masculine) 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
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    • 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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There are 2 translations of rope in Spanish:

rope2

vt

  • 1.1 (tie) atar, amarrar (Latin America except River Plate area/América Latina excepto Río de la Plata) (con una cuerda) the climbers roped themselves together los escaladores formaron una cordada 1.2 (American English/inglés norteamericano) (lasso) [steer/cattle] enlazar* or (Mexico/México) lazar* or (Chile) lacear
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    • 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

verb + object + adverb, verb + adverb + object/verbo + complemento + adverbio, verbo + adverbio + complemento
[colloquial/familiar] (recruit) (usually passive/normalmente en voz pasiva) agarrar [colloquial/familiar] I got roped in to help o into helping me agarraron para ayudar [colloquial/familiar]

rope off

verb + object + adverb, verb + adverb + object/verbo + complemento + adverbio, verbo + adverbio + complemento
[area] acordonar

rope up

verb + adverb/verbo + adverbio
[climbers] encordarse*

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Word of the day casquillo
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Cultural fact of the day

Mossos d'Esquadra is the name of the police force of the Catalan autonomous region. It has a wide range of responsibilities but the Guardia Civil and Policía Nacional also operate in Catalonia.