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  • 1 draw — [drô] vt. drew, drawn, drawing [ME drawen < OE dragan, akin to ON draga, to drag, Ger tragen, to bear, carry < IE base * dherāgh , to pull, draw along > L trahere, to pull, draw] I indicating traction 1. to make move toward one or along… …

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  • 2 draw up — {v.} 1. To write (something) in its correct form; put in writing. * /The rich man had his lawyers draw up his will so that each of his children would receive part of his money when he died./ 2. To plan or prepare; begin to write out. * /The two… …

    Dictionary of American idioms

  • 3 draw up — {v.} 1. To write (something) in its correct form; put in writing. * /The rich man had his lawyers draw up his will so that each of his children would receive part of his money when he died./ 2. To plan or prepare; begin to write out. * /The two… …

    Dictionary of American idioms

  • 4 draw — I n. act of drawing a weapon 1) on the draw (quick on the draw) 2) (misc.) to beat smb. to the draw lottery (esp. BE) 3) to hold a draw (AE has drawing) II v. 1) (C) ( to sketch ) draw a picture for me; or: draw me a picture 2) (D; tr.) to draw… …

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  • 5 Tight end — Example of tight end positioning in an offensive formation …

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  • 6 tight — {{Roman}}I.{{/Roman}} adj., adv. 1 not loose VERBS ▪ be, feel, look, seem ▪ become, get, go ▪ …

    Collocations dictionary

  • 7 Draw play — A draw play, or simply draw for short, is a type of American football play. The draw appears to be a passing play, but is actually a running play; in this way, it can be considered the opposite of the play action pass. The idea behind a draw play …

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  • 8 Tight — Tie Tie, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Tied}(Obs. {Tight}); p. pr. & vb. n. {Tying}.] [OE. ti?en, teyen, AS. t[=i]gan, ti[ e]gan, fr. te[ a]g, te[ a]h, a rope; akin to Icel. taug, and AS. te[ o]n to draw, to pull. See {Tug}, v. t., and cf. {Tow} to drag.] …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 9 draw close — verb 1. move or arrange oneself in a comfortable and cozy position (Freq. 1) We cuddled against each other to keep warm The children snuggled into their sleeping bags • Syn: ↑cuddle, ↑snuggle, ↑nestle, ↑nest, ↑nuzzle …

    Useful english dictionary

  • 10 Inside Straight Draw — Dieser Artikel oder Abschnitt ist nicht hinreichend mit Belegen (Literatur, Webseiten oder Einzelnachweisen) versehen. Die fraglichen Angaben werden daher möglicherweise demnächst gelöscht. Hilf Wikipedia, indem du die Angaben recherchierst und… …

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  • 11 Sleep Tight (Angel) — Infobox Television episode Title = Sleep Tight Series = Angel Caption = {Caption|} Season = 3 Episode = 16 Airdate = March 4, 2002 Production = 3ADH16 Writer = David Greenwalt Director = Terrence O Hara Guests = Andy Hallett (Lorne) Stephanie… …

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  • 12 Air-tight stove — An air tight stove is a wood burning stove designed to burn solid fuel, traditionally wood, in a controlled fashion so as to provide for efficient and controlled fuel use, and the benefits of stable heating or cooking temperatures. They are made… …

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  • 13 hold tight — verb hold firmly, usually with one s hands She clutched my arm when she got scared • Syn: ↑cling to, ↑hold close, ↑clutch • Derivationally related forms: ↑clutch (for: ↑clutch) …

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  • 14 strain — {{11}}strain (n.1) injury caused by straining, 1550s, from STRAIN (Cf. strain) (v.). The meaning passage of music (1570s) probably developed from a verbal sense of to tighten the voice, originally the strings of a musical instrument (late 14c.).… …

    Etymology dictionary

  • 15 strain — strain1 strainingly, adv. strainless, adj. strainlessly, adv. /strayn/, v.t. 1. to draw tight or taut, esp. to the utmost tension; stretch to the full: to strain a rope. 2. to exert to the utmost: to strain one s ears to catch a sound. 3. to… …

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  • 16 strain — I. /streɪn / (say strayn) verb (t) 1. to draw tight or taut; stretch, especially to the utmost tension: to strain a rope. 2. to exert to the utmost: to strain one s ears to catch a sound. 3. to impair, injure, or weaken by stretching or… …

    Australian English dictionary

  • 17 strain — I. noun Etymology: Middle English streen progeny, lineage, from Old English strēon gain, acquisition; akin to Old High German gistriuni gain, Latin struere to heap up more at strew Date: 13th century 1. a. lineage, ancestry b. a group of presumed …

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  • 18 strain — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) v. t. stretch, make taut; strive, exert; sprain; overtax, overstretch; filter, percolate. See cleanness, egress, exaggeration. n. effort, exertion; pressure; line of descent, stock, ancestry; streak,… …

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  • 19 strain — strain1 [strān] vt. [ME streinen < OFr estraindre, to strain, wring hard < L stringere, to draw tight: see STRICT] 1. to draw or stretch tight 2. to exert, use, or tax to the utmost [to strain every nerve] 3. to overtax; injure by… …

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  • 20 stretch — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) v. extend, lengthen, spread, expand, increase; stretch out, sprawl; informal, exaggerate, strain, force. n. expansion, reach, range; length, field, expanse; elasticity; long run, distance, home or… …

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