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Phrasal Verbs with Draw

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One of the big challenges for students learning English is to memorise and to use all of the different phrasal verbs that we have in this language. A phrasal verb consists of verb and a preposition and the preposition changes the meaning of the verb. For example, the verb to look means ‘to direct your gaze’, but to look after means to ‘care for’. In class this afternoon we focused on phrasal verbs that begin with draw.

Put the correct draw phrasal verbs into the sentences by adding the right preposition.

  1. He drew ____ his cigarette and then coughed loudly.
  2. This essay draws ____ the expertise of many famous academics and writers.
  3. The postman drew ____ when the ferocious dog began to bark.
  4. The university will need to draw ____ extra funding for a new computer suite.
  5. She was second throughout the running race but managed to draw ____ at the finish line.
  6. My boss always draws ____ the meetings with long, boring speeches about finance.
  7. Now it is September you might have noticed that the nights are drawing ____.
  8. As the train drew ____ to the station I could see my friends waiting for me and waiving.
  9. I hate it when my friends argue as I always get drawn ____ to their row.
  10. Sometimes, we have to draw ____ shy students in order to get them to talk more.
  11. The police car drew ____ alongside the speeding car and told them to pull over.

 

Dictionaries
  1. He drew on his cigarette and then coughed loudly.
  2. This essay draws on the expertise of many famous academics and writers.
  3. The postman drew back when the ferocious dog began to bark.
  4. The university will need to draw down extra funding for a new computer suite.
  5. She was second throughout the running race but managed to draw even at the finish line.
  6. My boss always draws out the meetings with long, boring speeches about finance.
  7. Now it is September you might have noticed that the nights are drawing in.
  8. As the train drew in to the station I could see my friends waiting for me and waiving.
  9. I hate it when my friends argue as I always get drawn in to their row.
  10. Sometimes, we have to draw out shy students in order to get them to talk more.
  11. The police car drew up alongside the speeding car and told them to pull over.