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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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.
He was cordially welcomed by the goatherds, and Sancho, having as best he could put up Rocinante and the ass, drew towards the fragrance that came from some pieces of salted goat simmering in a pot on the fire; and though he would have liked at once to try if they were ready to be transferred from the pot to the stomach, he refrained from doing so as the goatherds removed them from the fire, and laying sheepskins on the ground, quickly spread their rude table, and with signs of hearty good-will invited them both to share what they had.
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.
On Monday, as her leave drew toward an end, she sipped iced tea at Starbucks in Stevenson Ranch and talked about her other life, in which she's called ``Sergeant'' and sees color in the varying shades of sand on the Iraqi landscape.
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.
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.