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  • 161 draw something out — draw (something) out 1. to make something last longer than is usual or necessary. I can t see any reason to draw the investigation out any longer. She paused to draw out the suspense. 2. to completely explain something. Historians have to draw… …

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  • 162 draw out — draw (something) out 1. to make something last longer than is usual or necessary. I can t see any reason to draw the investigation out any longer. She paused to draw out the suspense. 2. to completely explain something. Historians have to draw… …

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  • 163 draw the line at doing something — draw the line at (doing something) to decide you will not do something. I love vampires, but I draw the line at attending some silly Dracula convention. Where to draw the line on treatment for people who are dying is a decision made by patients,… …

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  • 164 draw the line at — (doing something) to decide you will not do something. I love vampires, but I draw the line at attending some silly Dracula convention. Where to draw the line on treatment for people who are dying is a decision made by patients, their families… …

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  • 165 draw the line at something — draw the line at (something) if someone says that they draw the line at a particular way of behaving, they mean that they do not do it because they think it is wrong or too extreme. I know I swear a lot but I do draw the line at certain words. I… …

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  • 166 draw the line at — (something) if someone says that they draw the line at a particular way of behaving, they mean that they do not do it because they think it is wrong or too extreme. I know I swear a lot but I do draw the line at certain words. I like a beer or… …

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  • 167 draw the long bow — To make extravagant statements • • • Main Entry: ↑bow draw the long bow see under ↑bow2 • • • Main Entry: ↑draw draw the long bow see under ↑bow2 • • • Main Entr …

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  • 168 draw the blinds/curtain/shades on — to end (something that has been continuing for a long time) Let s draw the curtain on this investigation. see also ↑draw 5b (above), 1 • • • Main Entry: ↑draw …

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  • 169 draw down on something — ˌdraw sthˈdown (from sth) | ˌdraw ˈdown on sth derived (especially NAmE) (BrE usually draw) (finance) to take money from a fund that a bank, etc. has made available • …

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  • 170 draw something down from something — ˌdraw sthˈdown (from sth) | ˌdraw ˈdown on sth derived (especially NAmE) (BrE usually draw) (finance) to take money from a fund that a bank, etc. has made available • …

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  • 171 draw a blank — {v. phr.}, {informal} 1. To obtain nothing in return for an effort made or to get a negative result. * /I looked up all the Joneses in the telephone book but I drew a blank every time I asked for Archibald Jones./ 2. To fail to remember something …

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  • 172 draw blood — {v. phr.}, {informal} To make someone feel hurt or angry. * /If you want to draw blood, ask Jim about his last money making scheme./ * /Her sarcastic comments drew blood./ …

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  • 173 draw a blank — {v. phr.}, {informal} 1. To obtain nothing in return for an effort made or to get a negative result. * /I looked up all the Joneses in the telephone book but I drew a blank every time I asked for Archibald Jones./ 2. To fail to remember something …

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  • 174 draw blood — {v. phr.}, {informal} To make someone feel hurt or angry. * /If you want to draw blood, ask Jim about his last money making scheme./ * /Her sarcastic comments drew blood./ …

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  • 175 Draw Breath — Studio album by The Nels Cline Singers Released June 26, 2007 Recorded January 7, 2007 February 24, 2007 Genre …

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  • 176 Draw a Secret — (DAS) is a purely graphical password selection and input scheme. The scheme replaces alphanumeric password strings, with a simple picture drawn on a grid. Background Draw a Secret (BDAS), a variant of Draw a Secret, is purely graphical password… …

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  • 177 draw a line under something — draw a line under (something) if you draw a line under something, it is finished and you do not think about it again. Let s draw a line under the whole episode and try to continue our work in a more positive frame of mind …

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  • 178 draw a line under — (something) if you draw a line under something, it is finished and you do not think about it again. Let s draw a line under the whole episode and try to continue our work in a more positive frame of mind …

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  • 179 draw the curtain — To draw it aside, so as to show what is behind, or to draw it in front of anything so as to hide it • • • Main Entry: ↑curtain …

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  • 180 draw-string — drawˈ string or drawˈstring noun A string or cord, etc, in a casing in or threaded through material, by which the material may be drawn or gathered up adjective Having or closed by such a string • • • Main Entry: ↑draw …

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