Translation of "draw" - English-Mandarin Chinese dictionary

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uk /drɔː/ us /drɑː/ drew, drawn

draw verb (PICTURE)

A1 [ I or T ] to make a picture of something or someone with a pencil or pen

Jonathan can draw very well. 乔纳森的画画得相当棒。
The children drew pictures of their families. 孩子们画了自己的家人。
Draw a line at the bottom of the page. 在本页的底部画一条线。

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draw verb (ATTRACT)

B2 [ T ] to attract attention or interest

He's an excellent speaker who always draws a crowd. 他很擅长演讲,总能吸引大批的听众。
Could I draw your attention to item number three on the agenda? 我可以请你看一看议程的第3项内容吗?
UK Does he wear those ridiculous clothes to draw attention to himself? 他穿那些滑稽的衣服就是想吸引人们的注意吗?
draw sb's eye(s)

to attract someone's attention

Her eyes were immediately drawn to the tall blond man standing at the bar. 她的注意力立即被酒吧里站着的一位高个头的金发男子吸引住了。

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draw verb (MAKE)

C2 [ T ] formal to make or show a comparison between things

You can't really draw a comparison between the two cases - they're completely different. 你不能拿这两个案子相比较——因为它们完全不同。
It's sometimes very difficult to draw a clear distinction between the meanings of different words. 有时很难明确区分不同单词的含义。
draw a conclusion

B2 to consider the facts of a situation and make a decision about what is true, correct, likely to happen, etc.

I'd seen them together so often, I drew the logical conclusion that they were husband and wife. 我常看见他们在一起,所以认为他们是夫妻。

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draw verb (MOVE)

B2 [ I + adv/prep ] to move in a particular direction, especially in a vehicle

The train slowly drew into the station/drew in. 火车慢慢开进车站。
As we drew alongside (= reached) the black car, I suddenly recognized my ex-boyfriend at the wheel. 当我们来到那辆黑色汽车跟前的时候,我突然发现开车的是我以前的男朋友。
UK Montgomery drew level with Greene in the 100 metres final, but never passed him. 在100米决赛中蒙哥马利和格林并驾齐驱,但却一直未能超过他。
draw near, close, etc.

B2 to become nearer in space or time

As Christmas draws nearer, the big stores start to get unbearably crowded. 随着圣诞节的临近,商店开始变得拥挤不堪。
As she drew closer, I realized that I knew her. 等她走近一些后我才发现我认识她。
draw to a close/an end

C2 to gradually finish

As the evening drew to a close, people started reaching for their coats. 晚会即将结束的时候人们开始去拿自己的外套。

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draw verb (CAUSE)

[ T ] If something draws a reaction, people react in the stated way.

Her speech last night in the Senate drew an angry response. 昨晚她在参议院的讲话引起了人们的愤怒。

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draw verb (PULL)

C2 [ T + adv/prep ] to pull or direct something in a particular direction

She drew her coat tightly around her shoulders. 她拉紧外衣的肩膀处。
The crowd watched as the referee drew the player aside/to one side and spoke to him. 人们看到裁判把那名运动员带到一边和他说了些什么。
draw the curtains

to pull curtains so that they are either together or apart


draw verb (CHOOSE)

[ I or T ] to choose a number, card, etc. from several numbers, cards, etc. without first seeing it, in a competition or a game

I was dealt two aces, and I drew a third. 发牌时我得到两张 A 牌,后来我又抽到了一张。

draw verb (TAKE OUT)

[ T ] to take something out of a container or your pocket, especially a weapon

Suddenly he drew a gun/knife and held it to my throat. 突然他拿出一把枪/刀抵住我的喉咙。

[ T ] to cause a substance, especially blood, to come out of a body

He bit me so hard that it drew blood. 他把我咬得都出血了。

draw verb (GET)

[ T ] to get a feeling, idea, etc. from something or someone

She drew comfort from the fact that he died peacefully. 他去世时很安详,为此她感到欣慰。

draw verb (BREATHE)

[ I or T ] to take air or smoke into your lungs

She drew a deep breath and plunged into the water. 她深吸一口气然后猛地跳入水中。

draw verb (EQUAL)

C1 [ I ] UK to finish a game with the same number of points as the other person or team

Coventry drew 1–1 with United in the semifinal. 考文垂队在半决赛中以1:1与曼联队战平。

draw verb (MONEY)

[ T + prep ] to get money from a bank, account, etc. so that you can use it

I drew some money out of my account to pay for our trip. 艾莉森从她的账户中取了些钱给我们作旅费。

[ T ] to receive money regularly, especially as an employee or from the government

He's been drawing a pension for ten years. 他领取养老金已经10年了。


uk /drɔː/ us /drɑː/

draw noun (ATTRACTION)

[ C usually singular ] someone or something that a lot of people are interested in

We need someone at the event who'll be a big draw and attract the paying public. 我们需要一个深受大家喜欢的人到场,以吸引人们花钱买票。

draw noun (EQUAL SCORE)

[ C ] UK a situation in which each team in a game has equal points and neither side wins

The result was a draw.

draw noun (COMPETITION)

[ C ] UK US also drawing a competition that is decided by choosing a particular ticket or number by chance


(Translation of “draw” from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)