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    I wonder why the word "out' is used.
    I think it should be omitted.
    Am I wrong? Thank you so much. ^^

    Use the distances to draw out your glasses on strong paper.
    Cut out the glasses and fold along the dotted lines.

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    I think it could easily be omitted, but it's there, I think, to emphasise the fact that you are making an outline.

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    Default Re: draw out

    Quote Originally Posted by Tdol View Post
    I think it could easily be omitted, but it's there, I think, to emphasise the fact that you are making an outline.
    Agreed. They might have used the verb trace to make this clearer; but even that word can have an 'out' placed after it.

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