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Someone had drawn a map of the island.
The kids drew on the pavement with chalk.
The curtains were still drawn at noon.
Our advisers have been drawn from a wide range of experts.
As we drew nearer, I noticed that the front door was open.
Ruth held him for a long time before they drew apart.
A taxi was drawing to a halt outside the hotel.
She drew inspiration for her stories from her childhood.
The evidence presented to you has been drawn from many sources.
The law draws a distinction between children and adults.
The writer drew parallels between the two societies.
The new exhibition has been drawing a lot of criticism.
The claims drew an immediate denial from the President’s office.
Our attention was drawn by the sound of gunfire.
My eyes were drawn to a painting hanging over the fireplace.
Customers can draw up to £250 a day from most accounts.
I’ll need to draw out more cash tomorrow.
I asked her if a decision had been made, but she would not be drawn (=would not tell me).
Journalists tried to draw him on the subject of his wife.
They drew 1–1 with Manchester United last week.
Readers are invited to draw their own conclusions from the report.
We draw the line at acts of violent protest.
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