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  • 81 draw on — verb a) (literal sense) To sketch or mark with pencil, crayon, etc., on a given surface. Without the proper resources, the young manager drew on his imagination to solve the crisis. b) (also draw upon) To appeal to, make a demand of, rely on; to… …

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  • 82 draw to — phr verb Draw to is used with these nouns as the object: ↑close, ↑end, ↑halt …

    Collocations dictionary

  • 83 draw up — I (Roget s IV) v. Syn. draft, execute, prepare (a document), write up; see compose 3 , write 1 . II (Roget s Thesaurus II) I verb To devise and set down: draft, formulate, frame. See WORDS. II verb See draw …

    English dictionary for students

  • 84 draw in — (Roget s Thesaurus II) I verb 1. To pull back in: retract, withdraw. See SHOW. 2. To involve (someone) in an activity: engage. See PARTICIPATE. II verb See draw …

    English dictionary for students

  • 85 draw — [OE] The Old English ancestor of modern English draw was dragan, which came from a prehistoric Germanic verb *dragan (source also of English drag). This seems to have meant originally ‘carry’ (which is what its German and Dutch descendants tragen …

    The Hutchinson dictionary of word origins

  • 86 draw — See: beat to the punch or beat to the draw …

    Словарь американских идиом

  • 87 draw\ up — v 1. To write (smth) in its correct form; put in writing. The rich man had his lawyers draw up his will so that each of his children would receive part of his money when he died. 2. To plan or prepare; begin to write out. The two countries drew… …

    Словарь американских идиом

  • 88 draw up — put in writing They were able to draw up the new contract while we were waiting …

    Idioms and examples

  • 89 draw in — (of successive days) become shorter or (of nights) start earlier, because of the changing seasons. → draw …

    English new terms dictionary

  • 90 draw up — come to a halt. → draw …

    English new terms dictionary

  • 91 draw up — 1. Raise, lift, elevate, pull up, haul up. 2. Compose, write, prepare, frame, draw. 3. Array, marshal, form in order, set in line, set in order of battle. 4. Come to a halt or stop, halt, stop …

    New dictionary of synonyms

  • 92 draw on — you can always draw on your carpentry skills Syn: call on, have recourse to, avail oneself of, turn to, look to, fall back on, rely on, exploit, use, employ, utilize, bring into play …

    Thesaurus of popular words

  • 93 Draw —  Ein Ball, der gerade startet, aber sich letztlich leicht nach links verzieht. Von geübten Spielern wird absichtlich ein Draw gespielt um Wind auszunutzen oder aber um Bäume herum zu spielen …

    Golf lexikon

  • 94 draw — lygiosios statusas T sritis Kūno kultūra ir sportas apibrėžtis Taiki sportinės kovos baigtis, nenustačius nugalėtojo, neišryškėjus nė vieno iš varžovų pranašumui. atitikmenys: angl. draw vok. Remis, n; Unentschieden, n rus. ничья …

    Sporto terminų žodynas

  • 95 “draw” — varžybų lentelė statusas T sritis Kūno kultūra ir sportas apibrėžtis Po varžybų sudaryta sportininkų arba komandų seka ir jų pasiekti rezultatai. atitikmenys: angl. “draw” vok. Wettkampftabelle, f rus. таблица соревнований …

    Sporto terminų žodynas

  • 96 draw — Noun: A small stream; a creek, Aldritt v Fleischauer, 74 Neb 66, 103 NW 1084; a way for the drainage of surface water. 56 Am J1st Water § 76. The movable section of a drawbridge. Savannah, Florida & Western R. Co. v Daniels, 90 Ga 608, 17 SE 647 …

    Ballentine's law dictionary

  • 97 draw — [OE] The Old English ancestor of modern English draw was dragan, which came from a prehistoric Germanic verb *dragan (source also of English drag). This seems to have meant originally ‘carry’ (which is what its German and Dutch descendants tragen …

    Word origins

  • 98 draw on — [verb] make use of, employ, exploit, extract, fall back on, have recourse to, rely on, take from, use * * * (of a period of time) pass by and approach its end he remembered sitting in silence with his grandmother as evening drew on * * * ˌdraw… …

    Useful english dictionary

  • 99 draw on — {v. phr.} 1. To arrive; approach. * /As midnight drew on, the New Year s Eve party grew louder and louder./ 2. To secure funds from a bank or person. * /Jack kept drawing on his bank account so much that several of his checks bounced./ …

    Dictionary of American idioms

  • 100 draw on — {v. phr.} 1. To arrive; approach. * /As midnight drew on, the New Year s Eve party grew louder and louder./ 2. To secure funds from a bank or person. * /Jack kept drawing on his bank account so much that several of his checks bounced./ …

    Dictionary of American idioms


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