draw upon

phrasal see draw on I

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • draw upon — phrasal see draw on I, 3 * * * ˈdraw u ˌpon [transitive] [present tense I/you/we/they draw upon he/she/it draws upon present participle drawing up …   Useful english dictionary

  • draw upon — phrasal verb [transitive] Word forms draw upon : present tense I/you/we/they draw upon he/she/it draws upon present participle drawing upon past tense drew upon past participle drawn upon same as draw on 1) She would have to draw upon all her… …   English dictionary

  • draw upon — phr verb Draw upon is used with these nouns as the object: ↑influence, ↑reserve …   Collocations dictionary

  • draw upon — see draw on 1) …   English dictionary

  • draw upon — recall and use, remember    At university, I drew upon my knowledge of Russian history …   English idioms

  • draw upon something — ˈdraw on/upon sth derived to use a supply of sth that is available to you • I ll have to draw on my savings. • The novelist draws heavily on her personal experiences. Main entry: ↑drawderived …   Useful english dictionary

  • draw upon sth — UK US draw on/upon sth Phrasal Verb with draw({{}}/drɔː/ verb [T] (drew, drawn) ► to start using a supply of something: »Americans are spending more than they earn, drawing on savings and building up debt to do so. »He has secured a loan for a… …   Financial and business terms

  • draw — draw1 [ drɔ ] (past tense drew [ dru ] ; past participle drawn [ drɔn ] ) verb *** ▸ 1 create picture ▸ 2 move slowly/smoothly ▸ 3 pull something ▸ 4 get information from ▸ 5 choose someone/something ▸ 6 compare two things ▸ 7 get particular… …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • draw — [[t]drɔ͟ː[/t]] ♦ draws, drawing, drew, drawn 1) VERB When you draw, or when you draw something, you use a pencil or pen to produce a picture, pattern, or diagram. She would sit there drawing with the pencil stub... [V n] Draw a rough design for a …   English dictionary

  • draw — I UK [drɔː] / US [drɔ] verb Word forms draw : present tense I/you/we/they draw he/she/it draws present participle drawing past tense drew UK [druː] / US [dru] past participle drawn UK [drɔːn] / US [drɔn] *** 1) a) [intransitive/transitive] to… …   English dictionary

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