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- v. To lower (curtains)
- v. To get funding
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La Compañía de Pildora would submit receipts and pro formas allowing it to draw down the pesos as needed.
Godkin was a great power for good, in spite of the obvious unpopularity which an incessant critic cannot fail to draw down upon himself.
Exomologesis is the discipline which obliges a man to prostrate and humiliate himself and to adopt a manner of life that will draw down mercy.
Piderit6 lays great stress on the contraction of certain muscles which draw down the nose and narrow the nostrils, as eminently characteristic of a crying expression.
The vicious inclinations of men are a dead weight upon their understandings, and able to draw down the scales against the clearest truths: for though it be absolutely in no man's power to believe, or to disbelieve what he will, yet men's lives have many times a great influence upon their understandings, to make assent easy or difficult; and as we are forward to believe what we have a mind to, so are we very backward and slow in yielding our assent to any thing that crosseth our inclinations.
I will draw down the curtains on my brother-inlaw — though I would much rather draw them up.