draw against (an amount of money)

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draw against (an amount of money)

To withdraw an amount of money that one is expecting but has not yet received. I know we don't get paid until next week, but my car broke down today, so I need to draw against my paycheck.
See also: amount, draw, of
References in classic literature ?
Once that multitude of swords below is drawn against your soldiery no man upon Barsoom--not even Tardos Mors himself--can avert the consequences.
In the centre of this flood of fiery light, a human form appeared, drawn against the gilded background, as distinctly, and seemingly as palpable, as though it would come within the grasp of any extended hand.
Noosed in the customary way, his four legs dragged through the bars, and his head, by means of a "choke" collar, drawn against the bars, he was first of all manicured.
At this moment the forms of all four were strongly drawn against an opening in the sky, and they disappeared.
Europa League favourites Atletico Madrid have been drawn against Lokomotiv Moscow.
Holders Real Madrid were drawn against Paris St Germain in the standout tie from Monday's Champions League last-16 draw and Barcelona will take on Chelsea.
The Champions League rules state that teams from the same group or the same country cannot be drawn against each other in the round of 16, so Chelsea will not be drawn against their group leader, Roma or any of the four aforementioned English teams.
MANCHESTER City have been drawn against Paris St Germain in the quarter-finals of the Champions League.
Manchester City began in the third round, in which they were drawn against Sunderland at the Stadium of Light.
ySTANBUL (CyHAN)- ystanbul side Fenerbahce, eliminated from the Champions League qualifying third round by Shakhtar Donetsk and demoted to the Europa League, was drawn against little-known Greek outfit Atromitos Athinon when the draw for the playoffs of the second-tier competition was made in Nyon, Switzerland, on Friday.
Stephen Baxter's men, who lifted the domestic title for the first time in 18 years in May, were yesterday drawn against Levadia Tallinn in the first qualifying round of the competition.
AS Monaco FC have been drawn against Arsenal FC and both the teams are struggling big time at their respective domestic leagues.
for her debut Biniati was for her debut Biniati was fortunate to be drawn against fortunate to be drawn against another relative novice in Isabelle Ratna of Mauritius who duly won a scrappy tie.
Group winners will be drawn against group runners-up, and clubs will not be drawn against others from the same country, nor against those they have already faced in the group stages.
ONE of football's superstars will miss out on the World Cup next year after Cristiano Ronaldo's Portugal side were drawn against Zlatan Ibrahimovic's Sweden in the European play-offs for next year's finals.