Translation of "draw" - English-Italian dictionary

draw

verb uk /drɔː/ us /drɔ/ past tense drew, past participle drawn

A1 to make a picture with a pen or pencil

disegnare
She drew a picture of a tree. Ha disegnato un albero.

to attract someone to a place or person

attirare
He’s an excellent speaker who always draws a crowd. È un oratore eccellente che attira sempre una folla.

to move somewhere, usually in a vehicle

arrivare, raggiungere
The train drew into the station. Il treno è arrivato in stazione.

to pull something or someone in a particular direction

tirare, attirare
He took her hand and drew her towards him. Le ha preso la mano e l’ha attirata verso di sé.
draw near/close

to become nearer in space or time

avvicinarsi
Her wedding is drawing nearer every day. Il suo matrimonio si avvicina ogni giorno di più.
draw attention to someone/something

to make someone notice something or someone

richiamare l’attenzione su qualcuno/qualcosa
We think she wears those strange clothes to draw attention to herself. Pensiamo che indossi quegli strani abiti per attirare l’attenzione su di sé.
draw the curtains

to pull curtains open or closed

tirare le tende

also draw out to take money from your bank account

ritirare, prelevare

UK to finish a game or competition with each team or player having the same score

pareggiare
England drew 2–2 against Italy. L’Inghilterra ha pareggiato 2–2 contro l’Italia.

Phrasal verb(s)

noun uk /drɔː/ us /drɔ/

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

We need someone at the event who will be a big draw. Abbiamo bisogno per l’evento di qualcuno che sia una grande attrattiva.

UK a situation in which each team in a game has equal points and neither side wins:

The result was a draw. Il risultato è stato un pareggio.

(Translation of “draw” from the Cambridge English–Italian Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)