Translation of rope in Spanish:
noun/nombrec and u
- 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 todoExample 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.
transitive verb/verbo transitivo
- 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
rope inverb + 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 offverb + object + adverb, verb + adverb + object/verbo + complemento + adverbio, verbo + adverbio + complemento [area] acordonar
rope upverb + adverb/verbo + adverbio [climbers] encordarse*
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