And Romney, who shies away from talking about being a Mormon, does not want to be drawn into a religious debate.
I was drawn to conservative politics as a young person because I wanted to understand how the world really worked.
Wherever you stood on the ideological spectrum, you were drawn into one hundred years of events and ideas.
He lived for sports, and every neighborhood boy with athletic potential was drawn into his network.
It is these business interests that have drawn public scrutiny.
And his mouth was drawn down into Jeremiah lines of woe that are indescribable.
In the beginning, a star, when drawn with a nail into a brick looked as follows.
The infantry is followed by about fifty cavalrymen with drawn swords.
Ben had drawn off his boots, and was firing them one after the other at the door.
But now and then he wondered if Joanna had drawn on her secret hoard.
c.1200, spelling alteration of Old English dragan "to drag, to draw, protract" (class VI strong verb; past tense drog, past participle dragen), from Proto-Germanic *draganan "carry" (cf. Old Norse draga "to draw," Old Saxon dragan, Old Frisian draga, Middle Dutch draghen, Old High German tragen, German tragen "to carry, bear"), from PIE root *dhragh- (see drag (v.)).
Sense of "make a line or figure" (by "drawing" a pencil across paper) is c.1200. Meaning "pull out a weapon" is c.1200. To draw a criminal (drag him from a horse to place of execution) is from early 14c. To draw a blank "come up with nothing" (1825) is an image from lotteries. As a noun, from 1660s; colloquial sense of "anything that can draw a crowd" is from 1881 (the verb in this sense is 1580s).
game or contest that ends without a winner, attested first in drawn match (1610s), of uncertain origin; some speculate it is from withdraw. Draw-game is from 1825. As a verb, "to leave undecided," from 1837.