vb ( drew pt) ( drawn pp )
(=make a drawing of)
[+thing, face, diagram] dessiner
→ She drew a cat.
to draw a picture faire un dessin
→ She drew a picture of a cat.
to draw a picture of sb faire le portrait de qn
to draw a map dresser une carte
→ We ought to draw a map.
[+line, circle] tracer
to draw a line tracer un trait
(=pull across) tirer
→ After drawing the curtains, she lit a candle.
→ Draw the curtains and let some light in.
to draw lots tirer au sort
[+sword, dagger] dégainer
→ He was always ready to draw his sword.
→ He drew his dagger and waited for them.
[+cart, trailer] tirer
→ a tractor drawing a trailer
→ a wagon drawn by six horses
to draw sb somewhere attirer qn quelque part
→ He drew her close to him.
to draw one's chair nearer to sth tirer sa chaise près de qch
→ He drew his chair nearer the fire.
to draw money from an account retirer de l'argent d'un compte
→ He drew fifty pounds from his savings account.
to draw money from a bank retirer de l'argent à la banque
→ She draws a good salary each month.
→ For the first year I didn't draw any salary.
[+comparison, distinction] faire
to draw a comparison between faire une comparaison entre
→ He drew a comparison between unemployment and illness.
to draw a distinction between faire une distinction entre
→ He drew a distinction between then and now.
to draw a conclusion from sth tirer une conclusion de qch
→ What conclusions do you draw from all this?
[+response, criticism] donner lieu à
→ The Government's action drew an angry response.
→ The policy will draw fierce criticism from farmers.
to draw sb's attention attirer l'attention de qn
→ He was waving his arms to draw their attention.
to draw attention to sth attirer l'attention sur qch
→ He wants to draw attention to this issue.
→ He paused, drawing a deep breath.
[+water] (from well, river)
→ The villagers draw their water from a well.
to draw a glass of water remplir un verre d'eau
→ She poured out the sticky Coke and drew a glass of water.
[team, player] faire match nul
we drew 2-2 nous avons fait match nul deux à deux
→ Holland and France drew one-one.
to draw against sb (mainly British)
to draw with sb
[team, player] faire match nul contre qn
→ Brazil drew against Spain.
(=make picture) dessiner
→ He admits that he can't draw.
to draw to a close, to draw to an end
(=be about to finish) toucher à sa fin, tirer à sa fin
→ The conflict was drawing to a close
to draw level, to draw alongside arriver à hauteur, arriver au même niveau
→ When we drew level, he stopped.
to draw near, to draw close
→ The day of our departure drew near.
to draw closer, to draw nearer
[event] (in time)
→ The elections are drawing closer.
(SPORT) match m nul
The game ended in a draw. La partie s'est soldée par un match nul.
(=lottery) loterie f
→ She won 200 pounds in a prize draw.
(=picking of ticket) tirage m au sort The draw takes place on Saturday. Le tirage au sort a lieu samedi.
(=move away) s'éloigner
→ Claire had seen the taxi drawing away.
(=move back) reculer (fig)
(=retreat) se retirer
→ The Government should draw back, even at this stage
to draw back from sth [+action] se retirer de qch
→ He will urge ministers to draw back from the plan
[car] s'arrêter le long du trottoir
[train] entrer en gare, entrer dans la station
→ The nights draw in and the mornings get darker.
[+person] mêler, impliquer
to draw sb in to sth, to draw sb into sth mêler qn à qch, entraîner qn dans qch
→ Don't let him draw you into his strategy.
→ She's the perfect hostess, drawing everyone into the conversation.
→ He is refusing to be drawn into the row.
[+resources] prendre sur
→ The company drew on its vast resources to fund the project.
[+imagination, person] avoir recours à, faire appel à
→ He drew on his imagination to write about Moscow.
→ As the afternoon drew on, we got impatient.
→ the days are drawing out again
→ I watched a train draw out
to draw out of the station
[train] sortir de la gare
→ The train drew out of the station.
→ She was drawing out cash from a cash machine.
(=encourage to talk) faire parler
→ Her mother tried every approach to draw her out.
[car, vehicle] s'arrêter
→ Last Tuesday evening a car drew up outside Bute House
→ Just before eleven a bus drew up.
[+document] établir, dresser
→ A working party will draw up a contract.
[+plan] formuler, dessiner
→ I drew up plans for the new course.
→ He drew up a chair and sat down.
n tombola f
n (British) match m nul (avec un minimum de un but)
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