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.
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draw against an amount of money

to withdraw money from something in advance. I can draw against my allowance—at least a small amount. You cannot draw against your salary.
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We scored against the Czechs, we drew against Germany and now we want to goa step further by beating Holland.
The best case scenario for Arsenal would be facing one of the two French sides -Monaco, taken to the Champions League semi-finals by Wenger in 1994,or Lyon, whom they beat away and drew against at home in their run to the last eight in 2001.