DREW in a Sentence

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 Meanings and Examples of DREW
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drew
 n.  (past tense) make a picture with a pencil or pen
Classic Sentence: (210 in 15 pages)
1  Frome was in the habit of walking into Starkfield to fetch home his wife's cousin, Mattie Silver, on the rare evenings when some chance of amusement drew her to the village.
Ethan Frome By Edith Wharton
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2  At length they sighted the group of larches at Ethan's gate, and as they drew near it the sense that the walk was over brought back his words.
Ethan Frome By Edith Wharton
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3  She drew aside without speaking, and Mattie and Ethan passed into the kitchen, which had the deadly chill of a vault after the dry cold of the night.
Ethan Frome By Edith Wharton
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4  As he lay there he could hear Mattie moving about in her room, and her candle, sending its small ray across the landing, drew a scarcely perceptible line of light under his door.
Ethan Frome By Edith Wharton
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5  It was only when she drew toward her last illness, and his cousin Zenobia Pierce came over from the next valley to help him nurse her, that human speech was heard again in the house.
Ethan Frome By Edith Wharton
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6  As he drew near the farm he saw, through the thin screen of larches at the gate, a light twinkling in the house above him.
Ethan Frome By Edith Wharton
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7  She held the light at the same level, and it drew out with the same distinctness her slim young throat and the brown wrist no bigger than a child's.
Ethan Frome By Edith Wharton
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8  They drew their seats up to the table, and the cat, unbidden, jumped between them into Zeena's empty chair.
Ethan Frome By Edith Wharton
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9  She drew aside, instinctively obeying his tone.
Ethan Frome By Edith Wharton
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10  He sat down, drew his pipe from his pocket and stretched his feet to the glow.
Ethan Frome By Edith Wharton
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11  Her tone was so sweet that he took the pipe from his mouth and drew his chair up to the table.
Ethan Frome By Edith Wharton
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12  She lingered a moment, caught in the same strong current; then she slipped from him and drew back a step or two, pale and troubled.
Ethan Frome By Edith Wharton
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13  Mattie suddenly drew her arms out of the steaming water.
Ethan Frome By Edith Wharton
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14  He drew the lantern nearer and eagerly scanned the fares; then the paper fell from his hand and he pushed aside his unfinished letter.
Ethan Frome By Edith Wharton
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15  They drew apart with stricken faces.
Ethan Frome By Edith Wharton
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Example Sentence: (42 in 3 pages)
16  The taxi drew up in front of the Riviera Club.
17  The officer undid the flap of his holster and drew his gun.
18  He drew himself up to his full height and glared at us.
19  The bus drew near and we got on together.
20  I drew off three pints of beer from the barrel.
21  The car drew in to let the buses pass.
22  She drew a decorative border around the picture.
23  She drew an analogy between childbirth and the creative process.
24  Her speech last night in the Senate drew an angry response.
25  The painter drew the scene from memory.
26  The architect drew the house in section.
27  He drew the bow and shot an arrow.
28  He drew his pistol and aimed at the enemy soldier.
29  We asked the surfing champion what first drew him to the sport.
30  He drew a circle in the sand with a stick.