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English definition of “draw sb out”

draw sb out

phrasal verb with draw     /drɔː/ US  /drɑː/ verb (drew, drawn)
to help someone to express their thoughts and feelings more easily by making them feel less nervous: Like all good interviewers he manages to draw people out of themselves.Encouraging and urging onInspiration and inspiring
(Definition of draw sb out from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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