Idiom: Beat someone to the draw
Meaning: If you beat someone to the draw, you do something before they do.Country: American English | Subject Area: General | Usage Type: Both or All Words Used
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- Luck of the draw
- Draw the line
- Draw a blank
- Draw a line in the sand
- Heart misses a beat
- Beat swords into ploughshares
- Beat to the punch
- March to the beat of your own drum
- Beat your brains out
- Beat the rap
- Beat the tar out of
- Draw a bead on
- Beat them at their own game
- Quick on the draw
- You can't beat that with a stick
- Can't beat that
- Beat about the bush
- Draw the shortest straw
- Draw a long bow
- Beat the daylights out of someone
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