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.
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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.
Plus, with two early bird drawings, each entry received before the deadline is still eligible for subsequent drawings, and winners of the early bird drawings and final drawings (prizes 2-250) are re-entered for the Grand Prize Drawing for the million dollar home.
The first Powerball(R) drawing for Pennsylvania Lottery players will be the Saturday, June 29, 2002, drawing.
An un-audited tabulation of space allocated at the NPE 2003 Drawing for Exhibit Space indicates that with fifteen months still remaining before the triennial plastics exposition, the amount of space taken by exhibiting companies already amounts to 84% of the final, at-show total for NPE 2000, it was announced today by The Society of the Plastics Industry, Inc.
the accounting firm for the Lottery, conducted a drawing for the five car keys.
There are 1,873 drawings per raffle, and one (1) ticket enters the ticket holder in each and every drawing for one full year.