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draw someone (or an animal)

out of something and draw someone or an animal out to lure someone or an animal out of something or some place. I thought the smell of breakfast would draw him out of his slumber. The catnip drew out the cat from under the front porch.

draw

( oneself ) aside [for someone] to move aside. I drew myself aside so the children could pass. He drew himself aside so Maggie could pass.

draw

( someone or something ) from something to sketch (someone or something) from a particular source, such as memory, real life, a photograph, etc. He is a very good artist. He can draw from a photograph or a painting. I will try to draw him from memory.

draw

/get a bead on
To take careful aim at.

draw

/haul/pull in (one's) horns Informal
1. To restrain oneself; draw back.
2. To retreat from a previously taken position, view, or stance.
3. To economize.
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Anything I can do to draw the reader into an issue," he says, "I'll do it.
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There's a young movie starlet named Lucille Ball, who wouldn't let Lane draw her unless he also drew her Latin boyfriend - a guy named Desi Arnaz.
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Although Kris likes to draw fantasy images from his own imagination, he prefers to draw something he can see.
Saturday's draw with Bradford was their fifth of the season, but they have already claimed a victory at Southend and could be primed to take another scalp.
Mark Francis, chief curator of the Andy Warhol Museum in Pittsburgh and cocurator of this show (with Dieter Koepplin), characterizes this gap as a "long hiatus" in the career of an artist who drew regularly his entire life, but I would argue that Warhol's period of not drawing is crucially significant, that his not drawing in fact holds the answer to what drawing meant for him when he did draw.
Favorite Trick won the Kentucky Derby post-position draw Wednesday when an ``inquiry'' forced a redraw.
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The image was there to show that Pollock had paid his dues: he had studied the classics (Greenberg even lengthened Pollock's apprenticeship, stating that "he did not finish it until he was 30," which would be in 1942); and he knew how to draw.