they could draw

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  • Try as they could, they could draw nothing from her that was wrong. Cited from Brave Men and Women, by O.E. Fuller
  • Do you mean that they could draw some of it?-Yes. Cited from Second Shetland Truck System Report, by Guthrie
  • But before they could draw their weapons, they were startled by a voice behind them. Cited from The Boy Allies in Great Peril, by Clair W. Hayes
  • They could draw on artillery and other support from the main Egyptian position.
  • They could draw richly from his great experience and extensive knowledge.
  • Then we others followed, and we killed the soldiers before they could draw the spears oot again. Cited from The Last Galley, by Arthur Conan Doyle
  • I knew, however, that at any moment, should I be completely overwhelmed, they could draw me out. Cited from Saved from the Sea, by W.H.G. Kingston
  • These teachers were prized for their local knowledge and the fact that they could draw upon networks of friends and family.
  • For years, Jimmy had been to these unfortunates a human bank on which they could draw at will. Cited from The Intrusion of Jimmy, by P.G. Wodehouse
  • The empire did not take an active interest in sea trade preferring a free-market system from which they could draw a tax revenue.
  • They then discovered several alternate universes which they could draw more Akuto from.
  • Ere they could draw, I had darted like a hare between them and out into the street. Cited from Bardelys the Magnificent, by Rafael Sabatini
  • And then happened just what Uncle Tad had told the children would take place if they could draw a crowd outside the store. Cited from Bunny Brown and His Sister Sue Keeping Store, by Laura Lee Hope
  • That they could nearly maintain their whole army a campaign by the plunder, forage, and assistance they could draw from them. Cited from The Life of George Washington, Vol. 3 (of 5), by John Marshall
  • But two were cut down before they could draw a sword, and the others, outmatched, were driven backward. Cited from Friends, though divided, by G. A. Henty
  • It was a work, however, of no little labour, as they could draw only one plank at a time over the heavy sands. Cited from Paul Gerrard, by W.H.G. Kingston
  • When many Asian countries initiated primary education in the 1950s after winning independence, they could draw on the vast experience of more developed nations.
  • The Gores had a long one that belonged to their grandmamma, and they could draw it through a gold ring. Cited from The Atlantic Monthly, Vol. 7, No. 41, March, 1861, by Various
  • Before they could draw up their mounts, the fusillade had ended, and all beneath them was unbroken gloom. Cited from The Strange Case of Cavendish, by Randall Parrish
  • He explained that by reversing the fan they could draw the smoke up through the air-course, which would clear the main passages for a time. Cited from King Coal, by Upton Sinclair
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