Discussion :: Idioms and Phrases - Section 2 (Q.No.6)
In the following questions four alternatives are given for the idiom/phrase italicised and underlined in the sentence. Choose the alternative which best expresses the meaning of idiom/phrase.
The cricket match proved to be a big draw.
Answer: Option B
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|Dream said: (Jan 24, 2011)|
|In my point of view,it may be the option (D).This is my Guess only.|
|Shruti Rao said: (Apr 20, 2011)|
|big draw is correct. reason being if i say it draws me near to itself this means it attracts me towards itself...here the big draw means that it was a big attraction.|
|Pujitha said: (Jul 1, 2013)|
|But while speaking about games or sports, draw refers to a result less match in my view.|
|Sumit said: (Dec 7, 2013)|
|"big draw" is related to attraction.
If it is "draw" than it is the result of the match.
|Monika T said: (Jan 16, 2014)|
|Game draw can't be small or big (i. E we can't say that match draw with a great difference).
Therefore big draw refers to attracting.
|79213 said: (Apr 6, 2015)|
|Behaving as if you are more important than you really are:
He's been getting a bit too big for his boots since he got that promotion.
|Amit said: (Feb 9, 2017)|
|Eg: India vs Pakistan cricket match is the big draw.|
|Dhiru Bhai said: (Jun 3, 2017)|
|According to Oxford Advanced learner's Dictionary "Draw" refers to attract or interest sb. So here a huge attraction is the right answer.|
|Anirudh said: (Apr 4, 2018)|
|Draw also mean attracting something, like he draw my attention. So big draw is right.|
|Rafeeq Ah Ganie said: (Apr 17, 2018)|
|Big draw means attraction.|
|Balram Rajak said: (Mar 28, 2020)|
|It depends on how it is being said. It gives us a meaning like a big draw when both the words have their different meaning. But as an idiom it means a point or centre of attraction.|
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