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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The Hasaad Savings Scheme will also include 12 dedicated prize draws for Elite account holders with one winner of RO50,000 every quarter and one winner of RO20,000 for every month in between.
The delay - which competition sponsors blamed on a "minor technical glitch" - was the latest in a series of mishaps associated with the draws for this competition this season.
Draws for earlier rounds had seen Charlton pulled out of the hat twice, confusion over which teams were at home and away, and criticism over the decision to hold a draw in Beijing at 4.15am UK time.
"Be a geek," says Smith, who draws for the Las Vegas Sun.