Draw criticism?

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Sepmre

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Hi,

I want to know what this expression "draw criticism" means?
Here is the whole sentence in which this verb is included:

In such a scenario, even if Saudi Arabia has the ability to coerce the government to change policy by military means, such an action is likely to draw criticism from the United States, as indicated by the reactions of the United States to Saudi Arabia’s recent intervention in Bahrain.

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See definition #7 of 'draw' here.
 

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It's not slang.
 

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And in another thread I was talking about 'distract' - which brings to mind another collocation: 'attract criticism'.

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Thank you,
But what is it?
You mean It would be better if I have posted this in another part of the forum?
 

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Thank you,
But what is it?
You mean It would be better if I have posted this in another part of the forum?

Did you look at the link 5jj provided in post #2?
 

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Thank you,
But what is it?
You mean It would be better if I have posted this in another part of the forum?
Not at all. ;-) It was just something I thought of. (Butterfly mind, me :oops:)

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