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draw back

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishdraw back phrasal verb1 MOVE/CHANGE POSITIONto move backwards, especially because you are frightened or surprised Suddenly, she drew back, startled.draw back in horror/shock/fear etc She peeped into the box and drew back in horror.2 WILLINGto decide not to do something, especially because you think it would be bad for you syn withdraw from The government drew back from their extreme standpoint. draw→ See Verb table
Examples from the Corpus
draw backThey drew back from the horrible banquet and they turned upon the criminal who had contrived it.It was as if the attacking force had drawn back their battering-ram and steadied it for one final assault.draw back in horror/shock/fear etcShe peeped into the hall and drew back in shock.The man who jumped him had gone and the crowd about him was drawing back in horror.The girl drew back in horror, but Hencke knelt down close, as if grieving.draw fromThe company drew back from its initial agreement of a 3% pay raise.
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draw
Simple Form
Present
I, you, we, theydraw
he, she, itdraws
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Past
I, you, he, she, it, we, theydrew
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave drawn
he, she, ithas drawn
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad drawn
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill draw
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have drawn
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Continuous Form
Present
Iam drawing
he, she, itis drawing
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you, we, theyare drawing
Past
I, he, she, itwas drawing
you, we, theywere drawing
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave been drawing
he, she, ithas been drawing
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad been drawing
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill be drawing
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have been drawing
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