[ UK /ɹˈə‍ʊpɪŋ/ ]
[ US /ˈɹoʊpɪŋ/ ]
  1. capturing cattle or horses with a lasso
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How To Use roping In A Sentence

  • The League Against Cruel Sports issued a statement Wednesday calling on Ottawa to "take steps to end the immense cruelty to animals in events such as calf-roping, which is practised at rodeos including the Calgary Stampede. CTV BritishColumbiaHome
  • When I wrote, imprecisely, that domestic subsidies for agricultural commodities are equivalent to protective tariffs, I was groping at the notion that in both cases (1) domestic consumers/taxpayers pay a premium above the world price and (2) that foreign producers are discouraged from entering the domestic market. The Case for Free Trade, Arnold Kling | EconLog | Library of Economics and Liberty
  • She kept on struggling to loose herself, groping ineffectually at the deadfall that had entrapped her. SLEEP WHILE I SING
  • But most guests prefer a more active role on the ranch: herding cattle from one pasture to another, rounding up strays, and learning team penning, roping, or cutting.
  • Jake crawled onto the bed, groping blindly for the towel he always kept nearby for just these occasions.
  • Seated in the theatre's lower gallery, I found myself distracted, not for the first time, by the endless gropings of the groundlings.
  • Aren't you going to shout at me for groping you?
  • This was a loser who thought he could get away with groping her on the court.
  • He was roping a wild horse.
  • Mr Dunglass headed towards it now, groping in his sporran for a large iron key. SANDS OF TIME
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