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draw a blankTo be unable to produce a required piece of information.Rate it:

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fill in the blankTo complete the interruption, ambiguity or vagueness in understanding, perception or context of a situation.Rate it:

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blank canvasSomething with no content, upon which one can easily impose one's point of viewRate it:

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blank outTo become blank.To temporarily lose memoryHe blanked out five minutes into the meeting.I'm blanking out on your name, I'm afraid.Rate it:

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blank outTo temporarily lose memoryRate it:

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fill in the blankA type of question or phrase with one or more words replaced with a blank line, giving the reader the chance to add the missing word(s).Rate it:

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fill in the blankTo answer or complete a fill in the blank.Rate it:

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point blankThe distance between a gun and a target such that it requires minimal effort in aiming it. In particular no allowance needs to be made for the effects of gravity, target movement or wind in aiming the projectile.Rate it:

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draw offTo remove by using a siphon.Rate it:

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draw onTo sketch or mark with pencil, crayon, etc., on a given surface.Rate it:

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quick on the drawCharacterized by rapid response, as to a verbal remark or to a new situation; quick to act.Rate it:

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draw outTo make something last for more time than is necessary; prolong; extend.Rate it:

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draw outTo extract, bring out, as concealed information; elicit; educe.Rate it:

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draw outTo use means to entice or force to be more open or talkative.Rate it:

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draw backTo retreat from a position.Rate it:

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draw outTo improve a losing hand to a winning hand by receiving additional cards.Rate it:

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draw backTo withdraw from an undertaking.Rate it:

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draw backTo pull something back or apart.Rate it:

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draw a bathTo fill a bathtub with water in preparation for taking a bath.Rate it:

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draw a lineTo delimit a boundary or border.Rate it:

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draw a line in the sandTo lay down a challenge; to provide a test of commitment (often one which carries a high risk) to a cause.Rate it:

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draw a line in the sandTo create a real or artificial boundary or distinction between (two places, people or things).Rate it:

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draw a line in the sandTo indicate the threshold or level above which something will become unacceptable or will provoke a response; to create a boundary and imply or declare that its crossing will provoke a (negative) response.Rate it:

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draw awayTo move away.Rate it:

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draw backTo move backwards.Rate it:

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draw downTo lower (curtains)Rate it:

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draw downTo get fundingRate it:

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draw evenTo attain the same level as a competitor.Rate it:

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draw inTo attract (groups of people).Rate it:

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draw inTo get someone involved.Rate it:

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draw inTo approach.Rate it:

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draw onTo appeal to, make a demand of, rely on; to utilize or make use of, as a source.Rate it:

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draw onTo advance, continue; to move or pass slowly or continuously, as under a pulling force.Rate it:

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draw onTo approach, come nearer, as evening.Rate it:

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draw one's last breathTo die.Rate it:

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draw outTo physically extract, as blood from a vein.Rate it:

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draw stumpsTo cease doing something, at least for the day.Rate it:

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draw stumpsTo declare an end to the days play, and remove the bails and sometimes the stumps.Rate it:

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draw the lineTo set a boundary, rule, or limit, especially on what one will tolerate.Rate it:

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Draw the Line AtTo decide a definite perimeter, particularly regarding behaviorRate it:

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draw the short strawTo select the shortest straw or other object while drawing straws.Rate it:

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draw togetherTo cause to seek emotional support from each other; to cause to pull together or come together.Rate it:

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draw upcome to a haltRate it:

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draw uponTo appeal to, make a demand of, rely on; to utilize or make use of, as a source.Rate it:

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luck of the drawThe random production of favorable or unfavorable results; chance.Rate it:

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luck of the drawA selection rife with low odds of winning. A game of chance. Luck associated with one's propensity for winning.Rate it:

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Quick on the DrawReady to respond on something in an efficient manner, faster or quicker in something, efficient to acquire some infoRate it:

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Slow on the DrawSlow to understand or perceive things, one who does not pick or respond quicklyRate it:

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the luck of the drawOne Draws Straws, WIN! OR LOSE!, It's The 'Luck Of The Draw!Rate it:

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home in onTo focus or narrow down to something; to find or draw closer, as by trial and error or a gradual seeking process.Rate it:

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