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draw someone (or an animal)

out of something and draw someone or an animal out to lure someone or an animal out of something or some place. I thought the smell of breakfast would draw him out of his slumber. The catnip drew out the cat from under the front porch.

draw

( oneself ) aside [for someone] to move aside. I drew myself aside so the children could pass. He drew himself aside so Maggie could pass.

draw

( someone or something ) from something to sketch (someone or something) from a particular source, such as memory, real life, a photograph, etc. He is a very good artist. He can draw from a photograph or a painting. I will try to draw him from memory.

draw

/get a bead on
To take careful aim at.

draw

/haul/pull in (one's) horns Informal
1. To restrain oneself; draw back.
2. To retreat from a previously taken position, view, or stance.
3. To economize.
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I like to be an agitator, and to draw people into the democratic process," says Michael Ramirez, a Pulitzer Prize-winning cartoonist for the Los Angeles Times.
That means Democrat Bill Bradley ("The way I draw him, he looks like a zucchini," Smith says) gets as much criticism as former Republican candidate Steve Forbes ("He looks like a vampire, like he just stepped in from the set of The Lost Boys.
I never say that something is too mean to draw or some idea is too controversial to attack," he says.
The survey also found approximately five million children between the ages of five and 19 were characterized as being needle phobic or having high discomfort around blood draws and injections.
The prevalence of blood draws and injections are high with physician offices and diagnostic laboratories estimated to take more than 900,000 blood draws daily in the U.
That happened after an 11th hour rush to snap up numbers for Wednesday's draw.
We expect the draw to be one of the most popular ever.
I can't put it in words, but I can attempt to draw it.
OTCBB:ITET), announced today that the winning numbers for the Planetlotto Draw held on Friday, January 18, 2002, were - 2 - 22 - 24 - 36 - 39 - 41 in ascending order, with 35 as the Planet Ball.
The Lottery official then will draw a second, three-digit Daily Number for that evening.