draw (someone or something) toward (someone or something)

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draw (someone or something) toward (someone or something)

To move someone or something physically closer to someone or something else. I grabbed Bobby's hand and drew him toward me as the car whizzed by.
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-- "and waxed past noon and drew toward even- song.
But as they drew towards the end of it, their interest in the appearance of a country which they were to inhabit overcame their dejection, and a view of Barton Valley as they entered it gave them cheerfulness.
As it drew towards the appointed hour, he went outside into the garden and mounted the tan-heap to await the raven.
She saw her face as the glass reflected it, but she did not see the changing play of expression which gave it its charm--the infinite pity, the sympathy, the sweet womanliness which drew towards her all who were in doubt and in trouble, even as poor slow-moving Charles Westmacott had been drawn to her that night.
And, as he drew towards the close, a spirit as of prophecy had come upon him, constraining him to its purpose as mightily as the old prophets of Israel were constrained, only with this difference, that, whereas the Jewish seers had denounced judgments and ruin on their country, it was his mission to foretell a high and glorious destiny for the newly gathered people of the Lord.
"So it came about that when I drew towards the kraal all the people of the kraal were gathered together to meet me, except the old woman, who could not walk so far.
As Peter I's resign drew toward its close, the Russian occupation of Siberia was complete.
NOUAKCHOTT - Mauritania's ruling party and Islamist opposition group traded accusations of foul play on Tuesday as the campaign for the West African nation's legislative and local polls drew towards its conclusion.The governing Union for the Republic (UPR) -- overwhelming favourites to win Saturday's elections -- cast doubts over the funding of Tewassoul, a relatively new party fighting its first election."This party has much larger resources than my party.
FOR many of us, November 12 last year was just another day as the year drew towards its close.
Stephen Pennock stole the show as a superb NYSD season drew towards a close.