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IDIOMS with 'draw'

1.  draw a blank = not know the answer (సమాధానం తెలియకపోవడం)
  I'm afraid I draw a blank. I just don't know what to do.
  Who is that person over there? I'm drawing a blank.
2. draw a line between = distinguish between two things [సరిహద్దు రేఖ గీయడం]
  You should draw a line between your private life and work.
  Some people have a hard time drawing a line between friends and family.
3. draw blood = cause someone to bleed [రక్తం చిందించడం]
  He drew blood during his last five boxing matches.
  Don't worry, I didn't draw any blood!
4.  draw interest = create interest, become popular [అభిరుచిని కలుగచేయడం]
  Any time a new movie of Rajanikanth comes out, you'll see articles in magazines trying to draw interest to the movie.
  His crazy comments drew interest during the presidential campaign.
5.  draw someone out = ask questions in order to get someone to speak in detail about something [బాహాటంగా చెప్పడం]
  Make sure to ask her lots of questions. It's hard to draw her out and she'll try to keep everything secret.
6. draw something to a close = begin finishing a process [ముగించు]
  Let's draw this meeting to a close by reviewing decisions we've made.
  If you don't mind, I'd like to draw dinner to a close. I've got an early flight tomorrow.
7. draw up something = create a contract, proposal, report, etc. [తయారు చేయు]
  Now that we've agreed. Let's draw a contract up and get to work.
  Could you draw up a proposal for next week's meeting?
8. draw fire away = to set the limit of tolerance [చల్లపరచు]
  The government is trying its best to draw fire away from the NRC 
Practice of idioms with. 'Draw'
Use one of the 08 idioms with 'draw' to complete the blanks. Be careful to use the correct form of the verb 'draw'. (draw, drawing, drew)
 1. The new actor from Kerala ________ interest. I think he'll be a huge success.
 2. I'd like you to ________ a contract by the end of next week.
 3. If you can ________ from my scandal, I'll make sure you get all of my business for the next two years.
 4. I don't know the answer. I'm ________
 5. I'd like to ________ the meeting ________ Thank you all for coming.
 6. Ask her as many questions as you can, so  that you can ________ She's a vixen!
 7. I promise I didn't  wish to________ when I hit him!
 8. Most of the Indians do not ____ office and home.
  1) is drawing   2) draw up
  3) draw fire away  4) drawing a blank  
  5) draw the meeting..... to a close
  6) draw her out  7) draw blood
  8) draw a line between
Published date : 09 Jan 2020 04:58PM

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