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Italian translation of “draw”

draw

verb   /drɔː/ (past tense drew, past participle drawn)
A1 to make a picture with a pen or pencil
disegnare
She drew a picture of a tree .
to attract someone to a place or person
attirare
He’s an excellent speaker who always draws a crowd .
to move somewhere , usually in a vehicle
arrivare, raggiungere
The train drew into the station .
to pull something or someone in a particular direction
tirare
He took her hand and drew her towards him.
draw near/close to become nearer in space or time
avvicinarsi
Her wedding is drawing nearer every day .
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.
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.
(Definition of draw verb from the Cambridge English-Italian Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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