Definition of draw something out in English:

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draw something out

Make something last longer: the transition was long and drawn out
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  • Far too many shots are drawn out too lengthily and his selection of long shot vs. medium shot vs. close-up is questionable.
  • His presentation was too complicated, his menus were drawn out and his plate composition was fussy.
  • It may not prove possible to reach agreement by the close of the meeting, in which case negotiations could be drawn out until next spring.
prolong, protract, drag out, stretch out, spin out, string out, make something go on and on, extend, extend the duration of, lengthen, carry on, keep going, keep alive, continue
archaic wire-draw
See parent entry: draw
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