draw aside


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draw aside

To have one move away from someone or something, often in order to discuss something privately; to take aside. A noun or pronoun can be used between "draw" and "aside." I drew the nurse aside so that I could ask a few more questions about my dad's surgery.
See also: aside, draw

draw someone aside

to pull or steer someone aside. The teacher drew Bob aside to have a word with him. Harry drew aside someone he could trust and expressed his fears.
See also: aside, draw
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Leaving the draw aside, Andrew Balding's gelding has plenty in his favour.
Meanwhile, if they can draw aside the veil shading the future, why hasn't Russell or one of his mates ever come up with a Eurolottery jackpot?
THROUGH the avenue of your paper, may I draw aside from all the political arguments and debates which occupy so much space in your You Say pages to record my grateful thanks and appreciation to the Bethesda Community Choir and Bethesda Community Children's Choir.
Although Brushing's two successes this season have come on fast ground, she had shown previously that she handles slower conditions and, draw aside, this genuine and progressive filly looks to have enough going for her.
Draw aside, he possibly finds a sharp 5f on fast ground an inadequate test, but you could have argued the same last year and he surely has strong claims of making the frame again with a bit more going for him this time.