English version

draw in

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishdraw in phrasal verb1 TM British English if the days or nights draw in, it starts to get dark earlier in the evening because winter is coming In October the nights start drawing in.2 TAKE PART/BE INVOLVED draw somebody ↔ in to get someone involved in something We should use the demonstration as an opportunity to draw more supporters in. Despite himself, he found himself being drawn in by the man’s warmth and ease.3 draw in your horns British EnglishBFSPEND MONEY to spend less money because you have financial problems draw→ See Verb table
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draw in your hornsHowever, it now plans to draw in its horns in anticipation of declining demand for farm machinery by cutting back production.
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Verb table
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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