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Phrasal Verbs: Draw

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Question 1
Choose the correct usage:
A
The president declared to draw off the number of troops.
B
The administration wants to draw down troop numbers as soon as they can.
Question 1 Explanation: 
The correct phrase is ‘draw down’, which means to reduce levels.
Question 2
Choose the correct usage:
A
He didn't want to take sides because I didn't want to get drawn onto their arguments.
B
He quietly stood in a corner not wanting to be drawn into the fight.
Question 2 Explanation: 
The correct phrase is ‘draw into’, which means to get involved in something unpleasant.
Question 3
Choose the correct usage:
A
The students got bored as the lesson drew on.
B
I could see the misery in his eyes as the arduous work drew on.
Question 3 Explanation: 
The correct phrase is ‘draw on’, which means the passing of something slowly(usually time).
Question 4
Choose the correct usage:
A
The professor drew the seminar over with the hour-long speech.
B
The director drew the meeting out with the long speech.
Question 4 Explanation: 
The correct phrase is ‘draw on’, which means to make something continue longer than required.
Question 5
Choose the correct usage:
A
The contract was drawn up by their solicitor.
B
The contract was drawn off by their solicitor.
Question 5 Explanation: 
The correct phrase is ‘draw up’, which means to prepare a contract.
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