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draw
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draw(
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A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
1. (to illustrate)
a. dibujar
My son likes to draw birds and flowers.A mi hijo le gusta dibujar pájaros y flores.
2. (to trace)
a. trazar
You need to draw a line connecting the two points.Hay que trazar una línea que una los dos puntos.
3. (to extract)
a. sacar
Draw a card from the deck.Saca una carta de la baraja.
It was as painful as having a tooth drawn.Dolió tanto como cuando te sacan una muela.
b. desenfundar (a firearm from a holster)
You have to draw your gun and fire more quickly.Tienes que desenfundar la pistola y disparar más rápido.
c. desenvainar (a knife or sword from a sheath)
I didn't even have time to draw my sword.Ni siquiera tuve tiempo de desenvainar mi espada.
4. (to pull)
a. jalar de
Regionalism used in Latin America: all the countries in South America, Central America, and the Caribbean. Does not include Spain.
(Latin America)
The horse was drawing a cart full of vegetables.El caballo jalaba de un carro lleno de verduras.
b. tirar de
Regionalism used in Spain
(Spain)
The engine wasn't powerful enough to draw the trailer.El motor no tenía potencia suficiente para tirar del remolque.
c. correr (curtains or blinds; to close)
I always draw the curtains at night.Siempre corro las cortinas por la noche.
d. descorrer (curtains or blinds; to open)
She got out of bed and drew the curtains.Se levantó de la cama y descorrió las cortinas.
5. (to move)
a.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
I drew my chair closer to the fire.Acerqué mi silla a la chimenea.
She drew her hand back sharply.Retiró bruscamente la mano.
6. (to cause)
a. provocar (a response or reaction)
The bad reviews drew an angry reaction from the author.Las malas críticas provocaron el enojo del autor.
b. atraer (attention or interest)
I don't want to draw any attention to myself.No quiero atraer la atención de nadie.
c. arrancar (applause or laughter)
The violinist's performance drew thunderous applause from the public.La actuación del violinista arrancó una fuerte ovación del público.
7. (to attract)
a. atraer
I felt drawn toward him.Me sentía atraída por él.
The mime artist drew a crowd around him.El mimo atrajo una multitud a su alrededor.
8. (to derive)
a. tomar
The craft worker draws inspiration from nature.El artesano toma su inspiración de la naturaleza.
b. encontrar
She drew comfort from reading and writing.Encontraba consuelo en la lectura y la escritura.
9. (to establish)
a. establecer (a comparison or distinction)
She drew a comparison between her situation and mine.Estableció una comparación entre su situación y la mía.
b. sacar (a conclusion)
I drew the conclusion that I didn't like my job.Saqué la conclusión de que no me gustaba mi trabajo.
10. (to cash)
a. cobrar (a check or salary)
My grandparents draw their pension at the end of each month.Mis abuelos cobran su pensión a finales de cada mes.
b. sacar (money from an account)
I need to draw some money from my account.Necesito sacar dinero de mi cuenta.
11. (to tie) (United Kingdom)
a. empatar
The local team only needed to draw the match to qualify.El equipo local solo necesitaba empatar el partido para clasificarse.
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
12. (to illustrate)
a. dibujar
Drawing surrounded by nature is her way of relaxing.Dibujar en mitad de la naturaleza es su forma de relajarse.
13. (to tie) (United Kingdom)
a. empatar
Liverpool drew against Arsenal.El Liverpool empató con el Arsenal.
b. hacer tablas (chess)
The game went to 110 moves before they drew.La partida llegó a los 110 movimientos antes de que hicieran tablas.
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
14. (lottery)
a. el sorteo
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
The teams will be formed by means of a draw.Los equipos se formarán mediante un sorteo.
15. (attraction)
a. la atracción
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
The new theme park will be a big draw for tourists.El nuevo parque temático será una gran atracción para los turistas.
16. (tied situation)
a. el empate
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
The final scores of the Russian and the Ukrainian teams showed a draw.La puntuaciones finales de los equipos ruso y ucraniano mostraban un empate.
b. las tablas
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(chess)
The game ended in a draw.La partida acabó en tablas.
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draw
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (in soccer match, argument)
a. el empate
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
2. (lottery, for sporting competition)
a. el sorteo
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
3. (attraction)
a. la atracción
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
4. (picture, diagram, map)
a. dibujar
to draw somebody's picturehacer el retrato de alguien
5. (pull; cart)
a. tirar de
6. (person)
a. llevar
he drew her toward him in a passionate embracela atrajo hacia él abrazándola apasionadamente
to draw the curtainscorrer or
he barely had time to draw breathapenas tuvo tiempo de respirar
7. (extract; cork, tooth, nail)
a. sacar
8. (pistol)
a. desenfundar
9. (sword)
a. desenvainar
10. (fig)
a. hallar (strength, comfort)
to draw money from the banksacar dinero del banco
to draw a salaryrecibir un sueldo
to draw bloodhacer sangre
he drew a knife on meme sacó un cuchillo
to draw lotsechar a suertes
to draw a conclusion from somethingsacar una conclusión de algo
she refused to be drawn on the issueeludió dar detalles sobre el asunto
our members are drawn from all walks of lifenuestros socios proceden de diferentes profesiones
they were drawn against the championsles tocó enfrentarse a los campeones
11. (attract)
a. atraer
to draw a crowdatraer a una multitud
to feel drawn to somebody/somethingsentirse atraído(a) hacia alguien/algo
12. (fig)
a.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
to draw somebody's firesuscitar las críticas or iras de alguien
13. (tie)
a.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
to draw a game with somebodyempatar con alguien
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
14. (illustrate)
a. dibujar
15. (in game)
a. empatar
16. (move)
a.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
to draw ahead of somebodyadelantar a alguien
to draw level with somebodyponerse a la altura de alguien
to draw to an endllegar al final
to draw nearacercarse, aproximarse
to draw to a haltdetenerse parar
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draw [drɔː] drew (past)drawn (participle:past)
noun
1 (lottery) lotería (f); (picking of ticket) sorteo (m)
the draw takes place on Saturday el sorteo es el sábado; it's the luck of the draw es la suerte
2 (equal score) empate (m); (Chess) tablas (f)
the match ended in a draw el partido terminó en empate
3 (attraction) atracción (f)
4
to beat sb to the draw desenfundar más rápido que algn; adelantarse a algn
to be quick on the draw ser rápido en sacar la pistola; ser muy avispado
5 [of chimney] tiro (m)
transitive verb
1 (pull) [+bolt, curtains] (to close) correr; (to open) descorrer; [+caravan, trailer] tirar; jalar; (LAm)
she drew him to one side lo llevó a un lado; she drew him towards her lo atrajo hacia sí; we drew him into the plan le persuadimos para que participara en el proyecto
to draw a bow tensar un arco
he drew his finger along the table pasó el dedo por la superficie de la mesa
to draw one's hand over one's eyes pasarse la mano por los ojos
he drew his hat over his eyes se caló el sombrero hasta los ojos
2 (extract) [+gun, sword, confession, tooth] sacar; [+cheque] girar; [+salary] cobrar; [+number, prize] sacarse; [+trumps] arrastrar; (Cookery) [+fowl] destripar; (Med) [+boil] hacer reventar
to draw a bath preparar el baño
to draw blood sacar sangre
to draw (a) breath respirar
to draw a card robar una carta
to draw comfort from sth hallar consuelo en algo
to draw inspiration from sth encontrar inspiración en algo
to draw lots echar suertes
to draw a smile from sb arrancar una sonrisa a algn
3 (attract) [+attention, crowd, customer] atraer
their shouts drew him to the place llegó al lugar atraído por sus gritos
to feel drawn to sb simpatizar con algn
he refuses to be drawn se niega a hablar de ello; se guarda de hacer comentario alguno
4 (cause) [+laughter] causar; provocar; [+applause] despertar; motivar; [+criticism] provocar
it drew no reply no hubo contestación a esto
5 (sketch) [+scene, person] dibujar; [+plan, line, circle, map] trazar; [+situation] explicar; [+character] trazar
to draw a picture hacer un dibujo
to draw a picture of sb hacer un retrato de algn
to draw the line at sth
I draw the line at (doing) that a (hacer) eso no llego
6 (formulate) [+conclusion] sacar;from de
to draw a comparison between A and B comparar A con B
to draw a distinction distinguir;between entre
7 (Dep) (Games)
to draw a match/game (gen) empatar un partido; (Chess) entablar
8 (Náut)
the boat draws two metres el barco tiene un calado de dos metros
9 (Téc) [+wire] estirar
intransitive verb
1 (move)
he drew ahead of the other runners se adelantó a los demás corredores
to draw to an end llegar a su fin
the train drew into the station el tren entró en la estación
the two horses drew level los dos caballos se igualaron
to draw near acercarse
the car drew over to the kerb el coche se acercó a la acera
he drew to one side se apartó
to draw towards acercarse a
2 (Cards)
to draw for trumps echar triunfos
3 [+chimney etc] tirar
4 (infuse) [+tea] reposar
5 (be equal) [+two teams, players] empatar; (Chess) entablar
we drew two all empatamos a dos; the teams drew for second place los equipos empataron en segundo lugar
6 (sketch) dibujar
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