withdraw into


withdraw into
phr verb
Withdraw into is used with these nouns as the object: ↑shell

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  • withdraw into your shell — withdraw/​retreat into your shell phrase to become shy and stop talking to people If anyone spoke to her, she would just withdraw into her shell. Thesaurus: to stop talking, or to not say anythingsynonym Main entry: shell …   Useful english dictionary

  • withdraw */*/ — UK [wɪðˈdrɔː] / US [wɪðˈdrɔ] verb Word forms withdraw : present tense I/you/we/they withdraw he/she/it withdraws present participle withdrawing past tense withdrew UK [wɪðˈdruː] / US [wɪðˈdru] past participle withdrawn UK [wɪðˈdrɔːn] / US… …   English dictionary

  • withdraw — with|draw [ wıð drɔ ] (past tense with|drew [ wıð dru ] ; past participle with|drawn [ wıð drɔn ] ) verb ** ▸ 1 stop providing something ▸ 2 stop taking part ▸ 3 get money from bank ▸ 4 say something said is not true ▸ 5 take something out of… …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • withdraw — with|draw W2 [wıðˈdro:, wıθ US ˈdro:] v past tense withdrew [ ˈdru:] past participle withdrawn [ ˈdro:n US ˈdro:n] ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1¦(not take part)¦ 2¦(stop supporting)¦ 3¦(change your mind)¦ 4¦(say something is not true)¦ 5¦(product/service)¦ 6¦(leave… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • withdraw — [[t]wɪðdrɔ͟ː[/t]] ♦♦ withdraws, withdrawing, withdrew, withdrawn 1) VERB If you withdraw something from a place, you remove it or take it away. [FORMAL] [V n] He reached into his pocket and withdrew a sheet of notepaper... [V n from …   English dictionary

  • withdraw — verb ADVERB ▪ altogether, completely ▪ immediately, instantly ▪ abruptly, hastily, promptly, quickly, soon …   Collocations dictionary

  • withdraw — verb (withdrew; withdrawn; withdrawing) Etymology: Middle English, from with from + drawen to draw Date: 13th century transitive verb 1. a. to take back or away ; remove < pressure upon educational administrators to withdraw academic credit J …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • withdraw — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) v. remove, separate, subduct; retire, retreat, disengage, draw off; abstract, subtract; recall, rescind, recant; resign, relinquish; abdicate, decamp, depart; shrink, recoil, drop out, back out. See… …   English dictionary for students

  • retreat into your shell — withdraw/​retreat into your shell phrase to become shy and stop talking to people If anyone spoke to her, she would just withdraw into her shell. Thesaurus: to stop talking, or to not say anythingsynonym Main entry: shell …   Useful english dictionary

  • 2008 Turkish incursion into northern Iraq — Part of Turkey PKK conflict, Iraq War 3D map of the North Iraq area …   Wikipedia


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