draw for (something)

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draw for (something)

To decide something by picking an item, often a slip of paper, from others at random. I have my raffle ticket right here—when will they be drawing for a winner?
See also: draw

draw for something

 and draw lots
to choose lots for something, without looking; to draw a token for something from a set of tokens concealed in something. (The tokens are typically slips of paper, one of which is marked as the winner. See also draw straws.) Let's draw for the prize. The winner gets it. We will draw for a winner from the five finalists. The players drew lots to determine who would go first.
See also: draw
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While an opportunity to do some life drawing for free is being offered by the University of Sunderland.
And the National Museum & Gallery in Cardiff will be at the centre of the action with a month-long celebration of drawing for children, families and adults.
After drawing for her high school and college papers, Woolf produced work that appeared in many newspapers across the country, like the Chicago Sun-Times, the Portland Oregonian, and the Oakland Tribune.
From them we learn that he worked for the Medici in Livorno (1558) and at Borgo Sansepolcro on fortifications (1561-68) and several churches (1563-89), during which time he also produced a drawing for the facade of San Petronio in Bologna and painted theater perspectives as well.