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Portuguese translation of “draw”

draw

verb
 
/drɔː/ (past tense drew, past participle drawn)
A1 to make a picture with a pen or pencil
desenhar
She drew a picture of a tree.
to attract someone to a place or person
atrair
He’s an excellent speaker who always draws a crowd.
to move somewhere, usually in a vehicle
mover-se
The train drew into the station.
to pull something or someone in a particular direction
puxar
He took her hand and drew her towards him.
draw near/close to become nearer in space or time
aproximar-se
Her wedding is drawing nearer every day.
draw attention to someone/something to make someone notice something or someone
atrair a atenção para alguém/algo
We think she wears those strange clothes to draw attention to herself.
draw the curtains to pull curtains open or closed
abrir/fechar as cortinas
(also draw out) to take money from your bank account
sacar
UK to finish a game or competition with each team or player having the same score
empatar
England drew 2–2 against Italy.
(Definition of draw from the Cambridge English-Portuguese Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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