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draw back

1 (v + adv) pull back, open TRANSITIVEbain verb  c m uhe drew back the bolt on the door bhain sé an bolta den dorasshe drew back the curtains tharraing sí na cuirtíní i leataobh, d'oscail sí na cuirtíní 2 (v + adv) pull back, reveal TRANSITIVEtarraing siar  c m uI drew back the quilt from the bed tharraing mé siar an chuilt den leaba, chroch mé an chuilt den leaba
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3 (v + adv) induce to return TRANSITIVEmeall ar aisit's drawing customers back to the shop tá sé ag mealladh custaiméirí ar ais go dtí an siopa, tá sé ag tarraingt custaiméirí ar ais chuig an siopa 4 (v + adv) SPOR in archery, pull back string TRANSITIVEtarraing siar  c m u 5 (v + adv) distance, refrain, hesitate INTRANSITIVEcúb verb  c m uloic verb  c m ushe always drew back from him chúb sí siar uaidh i gcónaíhe didn't draw back from the truth d'inis sé an fhírinne gan fiacail a chur ann → see draw