draw alongside

draw (up) alongside (someone or something)

To move into a position next to someone or something in motion. I knew I had a chance to win the race when I drew up alongside of the fastest girl in the heat.
See also: alongside, draw
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draw (up) alongside someone or something

 and draw (up) alongside
to move up even with someone or something in motion. The police officer drew up alongside us and ordered us to pull over. A car drew up alongside us.
See also: alongside, draw
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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