Draw away - definition, transcription

Amer.  |ˈdrɒ əˈweɪ|
Brit.  |drɔː əˈweɪ|

verb

- move ahead of (one's competitors) in a race
- remove by drawing or pulling

draw away the cloth that is covering the cheese

Examples

The train drew away from the station.

The crowd cheered as the ship drew slowly away.

And now the leading horse is drawing away from the rest, putting a greater distance between himself and the nearest runner.

draw away the cloth that is covering the cheese

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