Translation of draw in Spanish:
transitive verb past tense drew past participle drawn
- 1 1.1 (move by pulling) (curtains/drapes/bolt)(open)
correr(bow)I drew my belt tighter
tensarme apreté más el cinturónExample sentences1.2 (in specified direction) draw your chair up to the table
acerca or arrima la silla a la mesahe drew his cloak about himse envolvió bien en la capahe drew her aside o to one sidela llevó a un ladoher hair was drawn back into a bun
- She pulled the heavy window shut, drew the curtains, and fell sleepily onto the bed.
- I switched off my bedside lamp and drew open the curtains.
- She drew open the shower curtain and closed the shower.
la llevó apartellevaba el pelo recogido en un moño1.3 (pull along)(cart/sled)the cart was drawn by a horse
arrastrarun caballo tiraba del carroExample sentences
- He introduced ambulances volantes, light, two-wheeled, sprung vehicles, drawn by two horses, for the rapid evacuation of the wounded.
- Behind him, drawn by two milky oxen, was a cart laid with cloth of purple.
- The peasant I had seen on my way to Evora that morning, trudging a field behind a hand-plough drawn by a pair of bullocks, might have been his father.
- 2 (bring to specified state) the chairman drew the meeting to a closeel presidente dio por terminada la reuniónit has been drawn to my attention that …se me ha señalado que …
- 3 3.1 (pull out) to draw water (from a well)sacar agua (de un pozo)he drew a $100 bill out of o from his walletsacó un billete de 100 dólares de su cartera3.2 (cause to flow) to draw bloodsacar sangreto draw breath
hacer sangrarExample sentences3.3 (Games) she drew the winning number (participant)
sacó el número ganador(official)
- The oil container draws the oil into the wicks so they will burn continuously.
- As the tall man walked over to Shacago, the nurse drew some almost translucent liquid out of a bottle and into a thick needle.
- Vacuum filters often use cloth or wire screen to hold the solids as the liquid is drawn through.
extrajo el número ganadorExample sentences3.4 (in contest, tournament) Italy has been drawn to play France
a Italia le ha tocado en el sorteo jugar contra FranciaExample sentences
- The player who drew the trump card keeps it and begins phase two.
- The declarer then draws an equal number of cards from the top of the heap, including the face-up trump card if the contract is vuelta.
- Any player who draws a card of the trump rank during the deal may place it face up on the table, and its suit then becomes trumps for the hand.
- The structure of heavily drawn wire or rolled sheet consists of very long interlocking grains.
- Aluminum wire, drawn from rolled rod, may be stranded into cable of any desired size and type.
- A violent row broke out between the four men at which stage the two attackers drew Samurai swords and attempted to slash their victims.
- Cecil quickly drew his other sword, and took a defensive stance.
- And he drew off the contents of the cyst with a needle.
- 4 4.1 (Finance) to draw money from o out of the bankretirar or sacar dinero del banco4.2 (derive)(strength)the painting draws its inspiration from nature
sacarel cuadro se inspira en la naturalezashe drew comfort from the fact that …se consoló pensando que …they were drawn from all sections of societyprovenían de todos los sectores socialesExample sentences
- These four talented musicians draw their inspiration from widely varied sources of music.
- Historians now drew their inspiration from indigenous language sources and local colonial archives.
- In contrast, civilization's three previous historic forms of government drew their power from different sources.
- My mother has never paid a bill, written a cheque or drawn money from the bank in her life.
- When so much importance and security is given to draw one's own money from a bank, why not show similar care for one's health?
- What is interesting is that all private sector industries are being run with money drawn from publicly owned banks.
- 5 (establish)(distinction/parallel/analogy)he drew the conclusion that …
establecerllegó a or sacó la conclusión de que …there's a lesson to be drawn from all thisde todo esto podemos sacar una lección or aprender algoExample sentences
- It depends upon inferences to be drawn from various circumstances.
- So Rushton's use of this data to draw the conclusions he reaches about hereditability is sound in my opinion.
- I can see that there could be circumstances where one would draw that conclusion.
- In my view, the law draws a clear distinction between fiduciary duties and other duties that may be owed by a person in a fiduciary position.
- Third, if a distinction is to be drawn between the law as it applies to packaging and to advertisements, precisely where does one end and the other begin?
- To make it clear, South Australia draws no such distinction.
- 6 6.1 (attract)(customers/crowd)I was soon drawn into the argument
atraerpronto me vi envuelto en la discusiónmay I draw your attention to the fact that …permítanme señalarles que …to draw attention to oneself to be drawn to/toward somebody/somethingsentirse atraído por/hacia alguien/algo6.2 (elicit)(response)
conseguir(applause/laughter)to draw tears/a smile from somebody
arrancarhacer llorar/hacer sonreír a alguienwe finally drew the story out of himfinalmente logramos sonsacarle lo que había pasadoI asked him about it, but he wouldn't be drawnse lo pregunté, pero se negó a decir nadaExample sentences
- I write to address criticisms drawn in response to my call for a secret ballot.
- The exhibition drew such a strong response from visitors that Cartwright Hall decided to have a permanent collection of calligraphy from the Muslim world.
- While the paragraph on the Holocaust draws the most emotional responses, other points have also sparked criticism.
- The monsters and other sci-fi characters are the attractions that draw people to our events, and help us raise money.
- This eagerly anticipated annual event once again drew the crowds and this time there was the added attraction of an extra race on the town centre circuit.
- Not only does he brew the tsipouro, he's also a talented singer, and was ‘in concert’ for guests one night, an event which also drew a large audience of locals.
- Not since the Getty Center has a new Los Angeles building attracted the attention drawn by the Cathedral of Our Lady of the Angels.
- Angelos caught her hand, which muted her thoughts and drew her attention instantly in alarm.
- It glittered with the intensity of the sun, then brighter, drawing everyone's attention to her instead.
- 7 7.1 (sketch)(flower/picture)
trazar(plan/guidelines)7.2 (describe) a well-drawn character
trazarun personaje bien perfiladoExample sentences
- He was an intelligent man and drew a line delineating that region of South Australia that experienced, by and large, reliable rainfall, from that which did not.
- But to understand and analyze the overall debate, it is useful to draw the boundary lines with broad brushstrokes.
- To help rectify this, Council will begin by redefining the city boundary - drawing a line beyond which transport and bulk services will not be offered.
- 8(British English) (Games, Sport)
- 9 (Nautical)the ship draws 25 feet of waterel barco tiene un calado de 25 piesExample sentences
- A Viking ship typically drew only about three feet of water and they were experts at sailing on rivers.
- Vessels drawing 22.5 feet of water have also come direct to the quay.
- 10 (disembowel)(fowl/criminal)
intransitive verb past tense drew past participle drawn
- 1 (move) to draw close to o near (to) something/somebodyacercarse a algo/alguienshe drew close to himse le acercóto draw to an end o a close as the year draws to an o its end o to a close
se acercó a élal finalizar or concluir el añothe train drew out of/into the stationel tren salió de/entró en la estaciónto draw ahead of somebody/somethingadelantarse a alguien/algoto draw level with somebody/somethingalcanzar a alguien/algothe visiting team drew level after 15 minutes
- 2 (Art)Example sentences
- Each picture was carefully drawn with pencil and then color was added, much as his mature artwork was done.
- This is part of the Swindon Music Festival and children taking part have been asked to design and draw a picture that represents the festival.
- Pictures must be drawn in pencil, black ink or charcoal so that they can be copied onto the front page.
- Dodger took another piece of paper and drew a cone with a wide base and a line near the bottom to show the ground; then near the top he put in a small circle connected to the cone by a line.
- In one of his last cartoons for the paper, Sherffius drew a Republican elephant riding a pig representing pork-barrel projects.
- When police gave him a sheet of paper, he drew a grand piano.
- 3(British English) (Games, Sport)
empatar(in chess game)Arsenal drew with Spurs
hacer tablasArsenal empató con Spursthey drew three allempataron a tres
empataron tres a tresExample sentences
- He lost twice and drew three games to finish a distant 31st with 7.5 points.
- Passage won five of the six games played and drew the other.
- Yorkshire showed several changes from the side which drew their Championship match against Lancashire at Old Trafford last week.
- 1(raffle)a prize draw
sorteo (masculine)un sorteo de premioswhen will the draw take place? (British English)¿cuándo se efectuará el sorteo?Example sentences
- There were 19 names in the draw and the lucky winner was Mariel Campion, Ballyhemmon.
- ‘I'm happy to have got the win and got our names in the draw,’ said coach Gary Moorby after the victory.
- This was followed by a random draw of names from the entire ship's company to work in that space.
- 2 (tie) (Games, Sport) the game ended in a draw (Sport)el partido acabó en empate(in chess)
la partida acabó en tablasExample sentences
- This season the Berkshire club have lost only four times in 21 games, with seven wins and three draws from 13 league matches.
- A short-rising ball from Farmer was unplayable by the batsman and the match ended as a draw with the scores tied.
- But despite his efforts, it's not enough: the points are still even and the match is a draw.
- Four out of the six games have been draws and the pitch has become great to bat on even on the fifth day, as we saw a couple of years ago when New Zealand were here.
- Pakistan needed to take ten wickets while India needed to make 358 runs on the final day to win or play out six hours to ensure that the game ended in a draw.
- By this time, the game was certain to be a draw, with only four sessions of play left.
- 4(on cigarette, pipe) (American English)
pitada (feminine) (Latin America)
calada (feminine) (Spain)Example sentences
- Leo was shaking his head and taking long draws from his cigarette.
- He took a deep draw at his cigarette, trying to calm his nerves.
- After taking a long draw from the cigarette he removed it from his lips and exhaled a cloud of smoke that wafted away in the wind.
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