draw (something) to

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draw (something) to

To shut or close something. Oh, I drew the bedroom drapes to so that I could take a nap this afternoon.
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Farlex Dictionary of Idioms. © 2015 Farlex, Inc, all rights reserved.

draw someone or something to(ward) someone or something

to pull someone or something to someone or something. She drew him toward her and kissed him. Todd drew the child toward the light.
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draw something to

to close or nearly close something, such as curtains, drapes, etc. She drew the drapes to and turned on the lights. Please draw the door to as you leave, but don't shut it all the way.
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McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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