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1    drag, haul, pull, tow, tug  
2    delineate, depict, design, map out, mark out, outline, paint, portray, sketch, trace  
3    deduce, derive, get, infer, make, take  
4    allure, attract, bring forth, call forth, elicit, engage, entice, evoke, induce, influence, invite, persuade  
5    extort, extract, pull out, take out  
6    attenuate, elongate, extend, lengthen, stretch  
7    breathe in, drain, inhale, inspire, puff, pull, respire, suck  
8    compose, draft, formulate, frame, prepare, write  
9    choose, pick, select, single out, take  
10      (informal)   attraction, enticement, lure, pull     (informal)  
11    dead heat, deadlock, impasse, stalemate, tie  

draw back     
back off, recoil, retract, retreat, shrink, start back, withdraw  
draw on     
employ, exploit, extract, fall back on, have recourse to, make use of, rely on, take from, use  
draw out     
drag out, extend, lengthen, make longer, prolong, prolongate, protract, spin out, stretch, string out  
   curtail, cut, cut short, dock, pare down, reduce, shorten, trim, truncate  
draw up  
1    bring to a stop, halt, pull up, run in, stop, stop short  
2    compose, draft, formulate, frame, prepare, write out  
English Collins Dictionary - English synonyms & Thesaurus  
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used to point out that small problems or unpleasant events can in the end help things get better
sauve ton coeur
No idea what this means MJB
it's said for determining someone to calm down, be patient, control his/her reactions
use your common sense or resourcefulness
Phrase used when someone has brought all the evidences to support his point of view; "I'm done with explanations"
to support your family
expression used for catching the attention of an audience
calm down!
absolutely not; not in this lifetime
Slang expression used mostly in 19th century
I can't understand it, I can't believe it, I can't accept it
expression used when referring to something that is unlikely to happen soon (not in the time interval that one can resist holding his breath)
E.g.: "Will the economy recover any soon?" - "Don't hold your breath."
your best clothes that you wear on special occasions
expression used to encourage someone to share with you what's on his mind
= get your knickers in a twist/knot
US English, colloquial
to become very upset about something, usually something that is not important
Other expression: to get your knickers in a knot
attractive woman that you marry to show your success
to lie lazily (in the sun): lizards bask on rocks, people bask on beaches. Also fig: to bask in someone's reflected glory; to bask in media attention.
very short presentation of a product or a company that you would do to somebody you meet briefly, like in an elevator, to attract his/her attention
A moulding commonly used in framing oil paintings. The liner is fixed inside the frame and appears between the image and the outer frame. Generally made out of wood or some other hard material, the liner may have fabric glued down to it. Liners are to canvases what a mat/mount is to a print on paper
[Artwork framing] Polystyrene or wood liner. Fabric-covered liner. Linen liner. Gold liner.
expression used for warning that, although something seems to be over, settled, new events that could change the situation may occur
syn.: "it ain't over till it's over"
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